OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Native Plant Stories Told by Joseph Bruchac from Keepers of Life contains 18 traditional Native American stories retold by Joseph Bruchac. The stories come from Tuscarora, Huron, Seneca, Wampanoag, Cheyenne, Passamaquoddy, Cherokee, Salish, Penobscot, Mandan, Isleta Pueblo, Inuit, O'odham, Snoqualmie, Maya, Ojibway, and Osage Nations. They are arranged around the themes of creation, thanksgiving, flowers and fruits, survival, and healing our relations. Joseph Bruchac is a well-known Abenaki storyteller and writer.
The Faithful Hunter: Abenaki Stories is a collection of twelve Wabanaki traditional stories based on the theme of relationships and relations retold for children by Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. The stories include Gluskabe and Skunk; Gluskabe makes the people; Gluskabe changes the animals; Gluskabe and the maple trees; Gluskabe and Dzidziz; Gluskabe's Uncle Turtle and the birds; Gluskabe and the four wishes; Azaban the raccoon; Pmola and the hunter; The faithful hunter; The Deer wife; and How Indian Summer came to be.
Roots of the Iroquois is organzied into 20 brief chapters that tell the cultural history of the Six Nations Iroquois or Haudenosaunee. Beginning with the Migration of the Iroquois, the sections cover the Formation of the Great Law of Peace, arrival of the Europeans, Christian conversions, French and English Wars, the Code of Handsome Lake, the American Revolution, Cornplanter and his Father, Honayawas (Farmer's Brother), the Oneida, Chief Skenandoah, and the Migration of the Turcaroras.
Legends of the Iroquois is a compilation of traditional legends by storyteller Tehanetorens first issued as small pamphlets for his Akwesasne Mohawk Counselor Organization. The traditional stories are gathered here and include pictograph stories told in brief sentences and small drawings.
White Roots of Peace: the Iroquois Book of Life, reprinted in 1994, is the important contribution to the understanding and significance of the Six Nations Iroquois / Haudenosaunee Great Law of Peace originally published in 1946. Paul Wallace wrote a popular account of the founding of the Great Law of Peace for the general reader. While researching the Iroquois, Wallace made several visits to Six Nations of the Grand River where he met with Jake Hess, Joseph Montour, and Chief William D. Loft.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Skywoman - Legends of the Iroquois is an important contribution to Native American storytelling by two noted Haudenosaunee writers. They have retold nine Iroquois stories that cover creation, the origin of the seven dancing stars constellation, the explanation for why the maple tree loses its leaves, teachings from the Little People, how a sea creature came to live in Lake Ontario, and how the bear clan became healers. One of the most significant stories explains the legacy of Jikonsahseh, Mother of Nations.
Keepers of the Earth: Native Stories and Environmental Activities for Children provides a complete resource for the study of the environment in North America. As part of the Keepers series, Keepers of the Earth focuses on Native American stories as an introduction to understanding the natural world. All Native North American culture areas are included. The activities are designed to show students the interconnectedness of all life and introduce environmental issues facing North America.
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.
UNAVAILABLE This title is unavailable from the publisher; publisher is reprinting. Keepers of the Animals: Native Stories and Wildlife Activities for Children provides a complete resource for the study of North American animals. As part of the Keepers series, Keepers of the Animals focuses on Native American stories as an introduction to understanding the natural world. All North American culture areas are included. The activities are designed to show students the interconnectedness of all life and introduce environmental issues facing North America.