Pueblo Storyteller is a colourful photo-essay about one 10-year-old Pueblo girl's family and their artistic and cultural traditions. April Trujillo lives with her grandparents in the Cochiti Pueblo near Santa Fe, New Mexico. This contemporary Pueblo extended family's daily activities are described by April as she introduced the book's photographer Lawrence Migdale to bread making, pottery, drum making, and a special event. The girl begins by introducing herself, explaining her Pueblo name, and briefly outlining her community's history and culture.
Buffalo Days is a colourful photo-essay about one 10-year-old Crow boy's family and their cultural traditions. Clarence Three Irons, Jr. and his family live on the Crow Reservation along the Little Bighorn River in southern Montana. Nicknamed Indian, Clarence and his brothers and parents participate in Crow cultural traditions. The text explores Crow history, contemporary lifestyle, and most importantly, the importance of the buffalo to this Plains Nation. The significance of the buffalo herds of the past and the coming of the horse to this Nation in the early 1700s are outlined.
Potlatch: A Tsimshian Celebration is a colourful photo-essay about a 13-year-old Tsimshian boy and his father's home community, Metlakatla, Alaska as they participate in a Potlatch. David Boxley spends the summer with his father in the community where his father grew up. A brief history of the Tsimshian of the Northwest Coast explains their geographic location and culture. An important ceremony known as the Potlatch commemorates important events such as the death of a chief and the inheritance of the replacement chief.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Apache Rodeo is a colourful photo-essay about one 10-year-old White Mountain Apache girl and her family who all participate in the annual White Mountain Fair and Rodeo on the Whiteriver Reservation in Arizona. As a grade five student Felicitia La Rose takes the reader on a tour of her community and explains how her family continues to maintain their cultural heritage in ceremonies and the rodeo. The girl begins by introducing herself, explaining her Apache name, and briefly outlining her community's history and culture.