The Rainbow, the Midwife, and the Birds - 4 Dene Tales

SKU: 9781988824574

Author:
Raymond Yakeleya
Grade Levels:
Seven, Eight, Nine
Nation:
Dene
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
40
Publisher:
Durvile & Uproute
Copyright Data:
2023

Price:
Sale price$29.95

Description

Raymond Yakeleya is an award-winning Dene television producer, director and writer. Raymond is originally from Tulita (formally Fort Norman) in the central Northwest Territories.This book contains four Dene First Nation stories, as experienced by Raymond Yakeleya. 'Flight Through the Rainbow' is about flying in a small plane through a rainbow, and tells a legend of how spiders catch drops of colours in their webs. The 'Slingshot and the Songbird' is about a boy's contrition over killing a friendly songbird. 'The Midwife' is a story told to Raymond by his Granny Harriet about bringing the spirit of babies into the world. 'The Medicine Brothers,' told to Raymond by his uncle George Blondin, is about giant birds when the world was new. Audience: Ages 8-12.

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