UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Children of the Tlingit introduces elementary students to the history and culture of the Tlingit who live in southeastern Alaska. Vivid colour photographs and engaging text introduces individual Tlingit children as they play, pick blueberries, attend potlatch dances, and help their parents. The text clearly explains each activity and how it fits into the rich contemporary culture and lifestyle of modern Tlingit communities.
OUT OF PRINT A Story To Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community is the photo essay of eleven-year old Marissa Kraus, a Tlingit girl who visits her grandmother's village of Kake, Alaska. The visit encourages Marissa to ask her grandmother about her ancestry and how the village looked during her grandmother's youth. Grandmother and granddaughter walk around the village and the grandmother shares her community's history. Visits to relatives introduce Marissa to salmon fishing, drying and preserving salmon, totem poles, the importance of the potlatch, as well as family clans.
The Native Stories from Keepers of the Animals contains 24 traditional stories from Indigenous North American Nations retold by Joseph Bruchac. This rich collection of stories is organized around the importance of our relatives, the animals. From creation, celebration, vision, and survival, the reader is introduced to these important stories about animals that contain several teachings.