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Native American folktales

Author: Warren Colman; Lynn Moroney; Colman Communications.; United Learning (Firm)
Publisher: Niles, IL : United Learning, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation : Elementary and junior high school   Book   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program has four tales from four different tribes. Turkey Girl, comes from the Pueblo culture of the Southwest. It shows the importance of trust in Pueblo culture -- The boy who loved bears helps viewers understand the significance of bears in Pawnee culture, and recognize the deep bond between Native Americans and nature -- Pelican girl, comes from the Miwok people of the Pacific coast. It was a cautionary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore Juvenile drama
Material Type: Animation, Elementary and junior high school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Colman; Lynn Moroney; Colman Communications.; United Learning (Firm)
OCLC Number: 39301318
Notes: NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you preview "Pelican Girl" before showing it to primary-level students. Because the story depicts a monster who kidnaps a child, it may not be appropriate for younger, more sensitive viewers.
Public performance video.
Closed captioned.
Animated.
Credits: Produced, written and directed by Warren Colman.
Performer(s): Told by Lynn Moroney.
Target Audience: [Grades 3-7].
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 23 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (23 p.) + 13 blackline masters.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Turkey girl --
The boy who loved bears --
Pelican girl --
Storytelling stone.
Other Titles: Turkey girl.
Boy who loved bears.
Pelican girl.
Storytelling stone.
Responsibility: Colman Communications Corp.

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This program has four tales from four different tribes. Turkey Girl, comes from the Pueblo culture of the Southwest. It shows the importance of trust in Pueblo culture -- The boy who loved bears helps viewers understand the significance of bears in Pawnee culture, and recognize the deep bond between Native Americans and nature -- Pelican girl, comes from the Miwok people of the Pacific coast. It was a cautionary tale that encouraged children to obey tribal rules -- Storytelling Stone, comes from the Seneca people of the northeastern woodland area. It explains how stories first came to humans.

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