The Native Stories from Keepers of the Animals contains 24 traditional stories from Indigenous North American Nations retold by Joseph Bruchac. This rich collection of stories is organized around the importance of our relatives, the animals. From creation, celebration, vision, and survival, the reader is introduced to these important stories about animals that contain several teachings. These traditional narratives include: Silver Fox and Coyote create earth – Miwok; How the people hunted Moose – Cree; How Grandmother Spider named the Clans – Hopi; How the Spider symbol came to the People – Osage; The Rabbit Dance – Mohawk; The Deer Dance – Osage; Eagle Boy – Zuni; Turtle Races with Beaver – Seneca; Octopus and Raven – Nootka; How the Butterflies Came to Be – Papago; Salmon Boy – Haida; The Woman Who Married a Frog – Tlingit; How Poison Came into the World – Choctaw; The Boy and the Rattlesnake – Apache; The First Flute – Lakota; Manabozho and the Woodpecker – Anishinabe; Why Coyote has Yellow Eyes – Hopi; The Dogs who Saved their Master – Seneca; Why Possum has a Naked Tail – Cherokee; How the Fawn got its Spots – Dakota; The Alligator and the Hunter – Choctaw; The Gift of the Whale – Inuit; The Passing of the Buffalo – Kiowa; and the Lake of the Wounded – Cherokee. Joseph Bruchac is a well-known Abenaki storyteller and writer. Original illustrations by Mohawk artist John Kahionhes Fadden enhance the stories. Included in the book are a map of Indigenous Peoples of North America, glossary and pronunciation key, and brief descriptions of the each Nation mentioned in the text. This is a valuable collection of stories that contain important teachings from First Nations of North Americans. This book is recommended for elementary and secondary students.