"This book introduces young readers to the Algonquin people, their traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing and more, their contact with Europeans, and how the Algonquins are keeping their culture alive today"--Publisher.
Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride.
"Introduces young readers to the Apache people, their traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing and more, their contact with Europeans, and how the Apache are keeping their culture alive today"--OCLC.
"At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a family -- loving, weaving, cooking, and singing. The strength in their song sustains them through trials on the ground and in the sky, as they wait for their loved one, a pilot, to return from war."--Amazon.
Through the guidance of his uncle and the retelling of various Native American legends, a young boy learns that everything living and inanimate has its place, should be considered sacred, and given respect.
Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847. For as long as Omakayas can remember, she and her family have lived on the land her people call the Island of the Golden-Breasted Woodpecker. Although the chimookoman, white people, encroach more and more on their land, life continues much as it always has. Every summer the family builds...
"An exuberant celebration of the Buffalo's return to the wild. Since Declan was born, his kokum has shared her love of Buffalo through stories and art. But Declan longs to see real Buffalo. Then one magical night, herds of the majestic creatures stampede down from the sky. That's when things really get wild! Azby Whitecalf's playful illustrations add to the joy and reverence in Deidre Havrelock's picture book debut. A reprinting of the Buffalo Treaty...
"Sam, Otter, Atim, and Chickadee are four inseparable cousins growing up on the Windy Lake First Nation. Nicknamed the Mighty Muskrats for their habit of laughing, fighting, and exploring together, the cousins find that each new adventure adds to their reputation. When a visiting archaeologist goes missing, the cousins decide to solve the mystery of his disappearance. In the midst of community conflict, family concerns, and environmental protests,...
"Introduces young readers to the Cheyenne people, their traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing and more, their contact with Europeans, and how the Cheyenne are keeping their culture alive today"--OCLC.
"Mary Golda Ross designed classified projects for Lockheed Air Corporation as the company's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work"--
"This book introduces young readers to the Comanche people, their traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing and more, their contact with Europeans, and how the Comanche are keeping their culture alive today"--
Lakota chief Crazy Horse and Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer had long been enemies when they finally crossed paths for the last time in 1876, as the people of the Great Plains resisted the invasion of their homes. Witness reports and reflections by their peers accompany side-by-side storytelling, revealing different perspectives on the historical events during their intertwined lives.
"Readers get an A-Z introduction to the customs and cultures of the first people inhabiting the Americas. Topics include Bison, teepees, Kachinas, and dugout canoes inhabiting the Americas"--Provided by publisher.
Written by distinguished plains archaeologist Larry J. Zimmerman, this richly illustrated text is an introduction to the life, myth, and art of the indigenous peoples of the United States and Canada. The author ably conveys the profound appreciation the native North Americans had-and continue to have-of life, death, and the cosmos, and the interconnectedness of all things material and spiritual.