UNAVAILABLE Keepers of the Life: Discovering Plants Through Native Stories and Earth Activities for Children - Teacher's Guide is an additional resource for educators that explains the importance of Native stories and storytelling. The Guide accompanies Keepers of Life and discusses how stories are told and what they mean in specific Native cultures. Brief background information is provided for each major culture area including Eastern Woodland, Southeast, Plains, Southwest, Middle America, Great Basin and Plateau, Subarctic, Arctic, Pacific Northwest, and West Coast. The Guide stresses an integrative approach to teaching about Native Peoples and the environment. An extensive bibliography is provided. This is a valuable teacher resource for anyone teaching about Native stories, legends, and the environment.