Kiki’s Journey is an illustrated picture book written by Taos Pueblo/Tarahumara author Kristy Orona-Ramirez. The author writes about a common occurrence for First Nation and Native American students. Teachers in urban setting often believe that a Native American student is an expert on all topics Native American. Kiki is no exception. Her family lives in Los Angeles and her parents both grew up in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. Kiki does not remember visiting Taos Pueblo as an infant, and she is furious when her teacher assumes she should know all about the pueblo.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Taos Pueblo: Painted Stories is a collection of 27 fine art paintings by Pueblo artist Jonathan Warm Day. Organized by the seasonal round of activities, Warm Day's paintings capture the cultural traditions of his Pueblo community. Raised in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, the artist chose to document some of his finest memories of growing up in a close-knit Native village. The cultural traditions of daily life during the times of change and loss capture the warmth and caring he has for his people and their spiritual traditions.