UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher The Bear-Walker and Other Stories is a collection of Ojibway stories collected, translated and retold by Basil Johnston, noted Anishinabae author and educator. Johnston retells Mer-man and The Woodpecker. He translates the stories of Sam Ozawamik of Wikwemikong and Frank Shawbedees of Cape Croker First Nation. Sam Ozawamik tells The Great Lynx, Fish, Bullfrog, and Vision stories. In Bullfrog, he relates the story of how two Ottawa warriors outwitted their Iroquois captors. The remaiining stories, The Bear-Walker, Red Willows, The Snake and the Man, are told by Frank Shawbedees. The Bear-Walker is said to be a recent story about a young Ojibway man who sought the help of a medicine man or Bear-Walker. Each story is illustrated by Curve Lake artist David Johnson.