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And Grandma Said...Iroquois Teachings as passed down through the oral tradition

With heartfelt sincerity, tears and laughter, Tom describes the tragic effects of colonization on his people and shares the teachings passed down to him through the oral tradition by the grandmother who raised him in these traditional values. And Grandma Said...is both a legacy for future generations and a treasure for anyone with a thirst for earth-based spirituality.

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Look to the Mountain: an Ecology of Indigenous Education

The text weaves the traditional symbols and Indigenous American social customs into the modern educational practices of the USA. Respectful, multifaceted and interesting read.

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Coyote And The Winnowing Birds

The birds find a way to teach Coyote a lesson when he tries to trick them. Includes a section introducing the Hopi language.

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The Girl Who Married the Moon

Sixteen compelling stories that celebrate the passage from childhood to womanhood among these Indian women of North America.

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Native Plant Stories

Stories taken from American legends illustrate the importance of plant life in their traditions.

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Keepers of the Earth

A collection of 25 Native American legends which center upon one of the most important considerations in human experience - the relationship between man and his environment.

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Old Turtle

All of nature argues about the forms of God, so people are sent as a reminder of all that God is, although they do not seem to understand the message themselves.

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The Tortoise Who Bragged

Classic Chinese folktale, enhanced with Trigram puzzle activities, building symmetry and spatial skills.

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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears

A retelling of a traditional Wesst African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit…and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even, today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!

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Turtle's Race With Beaver

When Beaver challenges Turtle to a swimming race for ownership of the pond, Turtle outsmarts Beaver, and Beaver learns to share.

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Grandmother Spider's Web: Incorporating American Indian Themes into the Secondary Curriculum

Grandmother Spider’s Web: Incorporating American Indian Themes into the Secondary Curriculum is part of the Grandmother Spider’s Web Series of Teacher Guides produced by the Anoka-Hennepin Indian Education Project. This guide includes 14 lessons, each lesson is designed to be integrated into particular areas of the curriculum such as science, math or social studies.

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A Forest of Stories: Magical Tree Tales from Around the World

Collection of folktales about magical trees including a dancing tree, a talking tree, and a tree that cures blindness.

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