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Keepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for children

Author: Michael J Caduto; Joseph Bruchac; Ka-Hon-Hes; Carol Wood
Publisher: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of traditional tales from various Indian peoples, each accompanied by instructions for related activities dealing with aspects of the environment.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Creative activities and seat work
Illustrated works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Caduto, Michael J.
Keepers of the earth.
Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum, 1988
(OCoLC)756468095
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Caduto; Joseph Bruchac; Ka-Hon-Hes; Carol Wood
ISBN: 1555910270 9781555910273 1555910408 9781555910402
OCLC Number: 17506150
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 209 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The Coming of Gluscabi (Abenaki --
Northeast Woodlands) --
The Earth on turtle's back (Onondaga --
Northeast Woodlands) --
Four worlds: The Dine story of creation (Dine / Navajo --
Southwest) --
Loo-Wit, the fire-keeper (Nisqually --
Pacific Northwest) --
How Grandmother Spider stole the sun (Muskogee / Creek --
Oklahoma) --
Tunka-shila, grandfather rock (Lakota / Sioux --
Great Plains) --
Old man coyote and the rock (Pawnee --
Great Plains) --
Gluscabi and the wind eagle (Abenaki --
Northeast Woodlands) --
The Hero twins and the swallower of clouds (Zuni --
Southwest) --
Koluscap and the water monster (MicMac and Maliseet --
Nova Scotia) --
How thunder and earthquake made ocean (Yurok --
California) --
Sedna, the woman under the sea (Inuit --
Arctic Regions) --
How raven made the tides (Tsimshian --
Pacific Northwest) --
How coyote was the moon (Kalispel --
Idaho) --
How fisher went to the skyland: The Origin of the Big Dipper (Anishinabe --
Great Lakes Region) --
Spring defeats winter (Seneca --
Northeast Woodlands) --
The Coming of corn (Cherokee --
North Carolina) --
Manabozho and the maple trees (Anishinabe --
Great Lakes Region) --
Kokopilau, the hump-backed flute player (Hopi --
Southwest) --
How turtle flew south for the winter (Dakota / Sioux --
Midwest) --
Gluscabi and the game animals (Abenaki --
Northeast Woodlands) --
Awi Usdi, the little deer (Cherokee --
North Carolina) --
The Origin of death (Siksika / Blackfeet --
Montana) --
The White Buffalo Calf Woman and the sacred pipe (Lakota / Sioux --
Great Plains).
Responsibility: Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac ; foreword by N. Scott Momaday ; illustrations by John Kahionhes Fadden and Carol Wood.
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