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Lana's Lakota moons

Author: Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Cousins Lori and Lana, Lakota Indians who have a close but competitive relationship, learn about their heritage and culture throughout the year, and when a Laotian-Hmong girl comes to their school, they make friends with her and "adopt" her as one of their own.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
ISBN: 9780803260283 0803260288
OCLC Number: 86117272
Description: 116 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Moon when Winter sets in --
Moon when deer shed their antlers --
Moon when there is frost inside the lodge --
Moon when the geese return --
Moon when the leaves turn green --
Moon when the berries are ripe --
Moon of new names --
Moon when the buffalo run --
Moon when the leaves blow off --
Moon of the hats --
Moon of the dance --
Moon of the terrible.
Responsibility: Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve.
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Tells the story about two Lakota girls and their Laotian friend illuminates for children and adults the Lakota meaning of family, friendship, life, and death.  Read more...


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"This is a story seeped in native traditions, and as Lori and Lana learn about their Indian ancestors, we learn to appreciate life and family."-Nina Murray, Skipping Stones -- Nina Murrary * Skipping Read more...

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