Rabbit's Snow Dance: A Traditional Iroquois Story, hardcover ed

$23.99

Rabbit’s Snow Dance: A Traditional Iroquois Story is a 32-page picture book that explains why rabbits have powder puff tails and how pussy willows came to be. Abenaki storytellers Joseph and James Bruchac cooperate to write this humourous story. They retell this Haudenosaunee legend about Rabbit’s impatience and longing for snow even in the summertime. Rabbit has a long and fluffy tail and he enjoys the tasty leaves on top of willow trees. Rabbit takes his drum and sings a song about the coming of snow. He carries on so much the other animals become annoyed but Rabbit continues.

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Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales, The, hardcover ed

$23.00

The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales is a collection of traditional stories and legends retold by Joseph and James Bruchac. The authors and storytellers have selected twenty-four appropriate legends and organized them into cultural regions such as the Northeast, the Arctic, and the Great Plains. Each cultural region has a one page description of the region's peoples, geography, and cultural lifestyles.

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How Chipmunk Got His Stripes: A Tale of Bragging and Teasing, paper ed

$10.99

How Chipmunk Got His Stripes: A Tale of Bragging and Teasing by Abenaki storytellers Joseph and James Bruchac retells a traditional Woodland legend about boasting and teasing. The father and son team has heard this story from Mohawk, Abenaki, Seneca, and Cherokee storytellers and sources. Over the years their storytelling to audiences of school children has resulted in this humourous retelling. Long ago, Bear was proud and boastful and believed he was more powerful than the sun.

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Turtle's Race with Beaver: A Traditional Seneca Story, paper ed

$9.50

Turtle's Race with Beaver: A Traditional Seneca Story is a children's picture book by Abenaki father and son team, Joseph and James Bruchac. The storytellers explain that they have heard several variations of this tale and note that Aesop's version of the Tortoise and the Hare is an example. In this retelling the writers explain that this is a Seneca version taken from Arthur C. Parker's collection of Seneca legends. In this story, turtle lived in a pond that had everything she needed. As winter approached she prepared for winter as all turtles prepared.

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Raccoon's Last Race: A Traditional Abenaki Story, hardcover ed

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Raccoon's Last Race: A Traditional Abenaki Story is an Abenaki trickster story retold for young children by father and son storytellers Joseph and James Bruchac. In this story Raccoon was once a fast runner and he enjoyed challenging other animals to races. But he was not a good winner and he made fun of the other animals he defeated. They no longer wanted anything to do with Raccoon. So one day Raccoon sees a giant rock atop a hill and challenges the rock to a race. Much to Raccoon's surprise the grandfather rock tells Raccoon that he does not travel.

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Reclaiming the Vision - Past, Present and Future: Native Voices for the Eighth Generation, paper ed LIMITED QUANTITY

$22.32

Reclaiming the Vision has its genesis in a gathering of more than 200 North American Native writers which took place in July of 1992. That landmark conference, called Returning The Gift, made the encouragement of Native American youth one of its main goals. The result is this carefully edited volume that blends together work from many of the Native writers who have been a part of Returning The Gift and Wordcraft Circle, the mentoring organization that is an outgrowth of the 1992 festival.

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Turtle's Race with Beaver: A Traditional Seneca Story, hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is currently unavailable from the publisher. Turtle's Race with Beaver: A Traditional Seneca Story is a children's picture book by Abenaki father and son team, Joseph and James Bruchac. The storytellers explain that they have heard several variations of this tale and note that Aesop's version of the Tortoise and the Hare is an example. In this retelling the writers explain that this is a Seneca version taken from Arthur C. Parker's collection of Seneca legends. In this story, turtle lived in a pond that had everything she needed.

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How Chipmunk Got His Stripes: A Tale of Bragging and Teasing, hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is currently unavailable from the publisher. How Chipmunk Got His Stripes: A Tale of Bragging and Teasing by Abenaki storytellers Joseph and James Bruchac retells a traditional Woodland legend about boasting and teasing. The father and son team has heard this story from Mohawk, Abenaki, Seneca, and Cherokee storytellers and sources. Over the years their storytelling to audiences of school children has resulted in this humourous retelling. Long ago, Bear was proud and boastful and believed he was more powerful than the sun.

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When the Chenoo Howls: Native American Tales of Terror UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher When the Chenoo Howls: Native American Tales of Terror is a collection of twelve scary stories from the Northeast by children's storytellers James and Joseph Bruchac. This Abenaki father-son team has crafted a fine collection of read-aloud stories that combine entertainment with a moral or teaching. The authors note that each story is taken from a specific Nation in the Northeast culture area. Sources for all the stories are provided.

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Native American Games and Stories, paper ed

$21.95

Native American Games and Stories by James and Joseph Bruchac offer elementary teachers and students an opportunity to appreciate and learn to respect First Nations traditional games and activities. The pair introduces the idea of sport and games as they relate to First Nations in the introductory chapter. The authors explain everyone is part of the team in Native American sports and these sports offer opportunities to create awareness, develop skills, and experience luck.

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