Turtle's Race with Beaver: A Traditional Seneca Story, paper ed

$9.50

Turtle's Race with Beaver: A Traditional Seneca Story is a children's picture book by Abenaki father and son team, Joseph and James Bruchac. The storytellers explain that they have heard several variations of this tale and note that Aesop's version of the Tortoise and the Hare is an example. In this retelling the writers explain that this is a Seneca version taken from Arthur C. Parker's collection of Seneca legends. In this story, turtle lived in a pond that had everything she needed. As winter approached she prepared for winter as all turtles prepared.

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Great Race of the Birds and Animals, The (reprint), paper ed

$11.99

The Great Race of the Birds and Animals is a retelling of a Plains legend about a great race that took place long ago to determine who should be caretakers of the environment. The story begins in the present times with a highway scene in the Black Hills of South Dakota and a road sign warning motorists about the buffalo roaming free. In fact, one large bull is scratching his hairy chin on the road sign in a mischievous way. The author then takes young readers on an adventure from long ago. It was a time when the buffalo actually hunted and ate humans.

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Lies to Live By, paper ed

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Lies to Live By is a collection of 44 short stories by Ojibwe storyteller and educator Lois Beardslee. A talented artist who works in birch bark biting, quill work and sweetgrass basketry, the author offers brief pieces about Birch Bark Biting, Dreamcatchers, Berries, Keepers of the Water, Ice Fishing, and an important essay about Ojibwe storytelling. Other stories incorporate contemporary events with traditional values and provide simple teachings. Other stories are retellings of traditional legends such as Manaboozhou and the Ducks.

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Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan: Our Dream is That Our Peoples Will One Day Be Clearly Recognized as Nations, 2nd printing

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Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan: Our Dream is That Our Peoples Will One Day Be Clearly Recognized as Nations examines the treaty relationship in Saskatchewan as understood by the Elders. After interviewing 160 Saskatchewan Elders, the authors have organized the findings into understandings of the spiritual principles of peace and sharing as these make up the concepts of kinship, governance, and right to livelihood.

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This Land Is My Land, paper ed OUT OF PRINT

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This Land Is My Land is the award-winning book written and illustrated by Plains Cree artist George Littlechild. This internationally known artist combines compelling text with a series of powerful images he created to explain the importance of his family's history. His goal is to heighten awareness of the history and experiences of Native People of the Americas. By focusing on his personal family history, the artist succeeds in expressing the pain and joy of his healing journey.

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Turtle's Race with Beaver: A Traditional Seneca Story, hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is currently unavailable from the publisher. Turtle's Race with Beaver: A Traditional Seneca Story is a children's picture book by Abenaki father and son team, Joseph and James Bruchac. The storytellers explain that they have heard several variations of this tale and note that Aesop's version of the Tortoise and the Hare is an example. In this retelling the writers explain that this is a Seneca version taken from Arthur C. Parker's collection of Seneca legends. In this story, turtle lived in a pond that had everything she needed.

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Blood Red Ochre, paper ed UNAVAILABLE

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Blood Red Ochre is a fantasy novel set in Newfoundland in the historical past and the present. Author Kevin Major creates two parallel storylines in alternating chapters. David is a fifteen-year-old high school student who has just learned that his father is not really his biological father. In the next chapter readers meet fifteen-year-old Dauoodaset, an early 19th century Beothuk youth. The love interests are a contemporary but mysterious classmate named Nancy, and the teenage Shanawdithit. David and Nancy make a key discovery while doing research on the Beothuk on Red Ochre Island.

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