Being Alive Well: Health and the Politics of Cree Well-Being is a recent publication about the Whapmagoostui Cree (Great Whale River) and their concept of Miyupimaatisiiun ('being alive well'). Anthropologist Naomi Adelson began working with the James Bay Cree in 1988. Her research involved analysis of health theory as it relates to this contemporary community that has endured considerable stress from such things as hydroelectric development projects.
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.
The Native Stories from Keepers of the Earth contains 24 traditional Native North American stories retold by Joseph Bruchac. This rich collection of stories first appeared in the best-selling book, Keepers of the Earth. These stories come from Inuit, Abenaki, Dine, Onondaga, Nisqually, Muskogee, Pawnee, Zuni, Ojibway, Lakota, Siksika, Tsimshian, and Seneca Nations. Native stories have two major functions: to entertain and to teach.
Keepers of the Night: Native Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children provides a complete resource for the study of the natural world by looking at nighttime activities and animals. As part of the Keepers series, Keepers of the Night focuses on Native American stories as an introduction to understanding the natural world. The activities are designed to show students the interconnectedness of all life.