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Little Water and the gift of the animals : a Seneca legend

Author: C J Taylor
Publisher: Montreal, Quebec ; Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of a Seneca legend that illustrates Native American esteem for the animal world and gratitude for its spiritual and physical sustenance. Little Water uses his ability to understand the animals to find a cure for the illness that had struck down his village. Little Water and his people receive the ultimate gift from the animals - the gift of life. The special power and unique feature of each animal is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Legends
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C J Taylor
ISBN: 0887762859 9780887762857
OCLC Number: 25548597
Notes: For children.
Mohawk artist C.J. Taylor's books have helped youngsters around the world better appreciate the richness and diversity of Native American folklore.
Description: 24 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: C.J. Taylor.

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A retelling of a Seneca legend that illustrates Native American esteem for the animal world and gratitude for its spiritual and physical sustenance. Little Water uses his ability to understand the animals to find a cure for the illness that had struck down his village. Little Water and his people receive the ultimate gift from the animals - the gift of life. The special power and unique feature of each animal is recognized and used to bring a village back to health.

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