Northeastern Native American Animal Stories CD is an audio CD offering the skilled Abenaki storytelling talents of Jim Bruchac retelling 5 traditional stories for children. The CD includes an Introduction, A Greeting song (Abenaki), Gluskabe changes some animals (Abenaki), Azban and the rock (Abenaki), Bear and Brown Squirrel (Iroquois), Azban and the Crayfish (Abenaki), and Turtle goes to war (Iroquois).
Iroquois Stories CD by Joseph Bruchac contains six Iroquois stories including Creation (2:38), How Buzzard Got His Feathers (6:48), Turtle's Race with Bear (4:18), Raccoon and Crayfish (5:53), The Wife of Thunderer (15:42), and The Brave Woman and the Flying Head (6:22). All legends are recounted by Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac in a clear and moving voice. The CD begins with Bruchac introducing the stories with background information about the Iroquois and their culture. He recounts how stories would have been told by an elderly man or woman in times past.
How people Got Fire is an animated children's DVD retelling the story about the origin of fire according to Elder Kitty Smith from the Kwanlin D³n First Nation. Narrators are Louise Profeit-Leblanc and Jonnie-Lyn Kushniruk. Anit-bullying message as well as globalization contained in this DVD. Rotoscoping is an animation technique in which animators trace over live-action film movement, frame by frame, for use in animated films. Home Use Only. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For
Keepers of the Animals: Native American Animal Stories told by Joseph Bruchac are the 24 stories from Native Stories From Keepers of the Animals. This rich collection of stories is organized around the importance of our relatives, the animals. Included are stories from the major culture areas of Native North America. The listener is introduced to these important stories about animals that contain several teachings. Joseph Bruchac is a well-known Abenaki storyteller and writer. This audiobook containing two cassettes is suitable for young children to adult listeners.
Limited Quantity This title is not always stocked, please allow additional time for shipping. Keepers of Life: Native Plant Stories Audiobook by Joseph Bruchac was recorded in 1994. This unabridged two-tape set contains the legends about plants Bruchac collected for the book Keepers of Life. Bruchac is the internationally acclaimed Abenaki storyteller whose stories are drawn from the Native cultures of North America. The stories illustrate the importance of plant life to the environment. The readings run for 104 minutes.
Beaver Steals Fire: A Salish Coyote Story DVD features Johnny Arlee, Salish Elder, telling a group of children the legend of how fire first came to Earth by the ingenuity of the animals. The story begins and ends in Salish with large subtitles, alternating between footage of the Elder and his audience and a series of watercolor illustrations from the book, Beaver Steals Fire. There is also a short documentary which outlines many of the points included on the DVD-ROM.
Native Legends is a 24-minute DVD produced by the National Film Board of Canada. The compilation includes The Owl Who Married a Goose, Summer Legend, and The Owl and the Raven. These traditional Inuit and Mi'kmaq legends are adapted into animations and a puppet show to interest young children in storytelling. Summer Legend is the classic story about Glooscap's battle against Winter and how he successfully brought summer to the Mi'kmaq of Eastern Canada. The other two legends are Inuit stories.
Living Culture, Living Voices DVD features the storytelling traditions of the Six Nations Iroquois. The DVD contains 6 traditional stories including Maid of the Mist, Three Sisters, Basswood Tree Spirit, Eagle Dancer, Mother of the Nations, and Tadodaho. Dr. Percey Abrams hosts this 30-minute video that focuses on the sculptures of Joseph Jacobs and the storytelling abilities of Eli Rickard.
Legends: The Story of Siwash Rock is an adaptation by filmmaker Annie Frazier Henry from a traditional legend about the appearance of the Siwash Rock, a well-known Vancouver landmark. Actor Dakota House portrays a young man, Andrew, whose girlfriend, Kelsey, becomes pregnant. Left without employment and the life-threatening illness of his girlfriend, Andrew prepares for his child's birth in a traditional manner by a cleansing. Taking the traditional cultural values to heart, Andrew cleanses his body and spirit in a traditional ceremony.
UNAVAILABLE Native Legends is a 24-minute video produced by the National Film Board of Canada. The compilation includes The Owl Who Married a Goose, Summer Legend, and The Owl and the Raven. These traditional Inuit and Mi'kmaq legends are adapted into animations and a puppet show to interest young children in storytelling. Summer Legend is the classic story about Glooscap's battle against Winter and how he successfully brought summer to the Mi'kmaq of Eastern Canada. The other two legends are Inuit stories.