Lesson Stories - Contemporary

$8.00 each
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Muskrat Will Be Swimming

The kids at school call Jeannie and her grandpa "lake rats." Grampa's stories gently guide Jeannie into finding her way in the world.

$8.00 each

My Arctic 1, 2, 3

A counting book that shows the relationships between humans, the animals and the environment.

$17.00 each
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My Life with the Salmon

An important comment on First Nations efforts to save the salmon, and a personal journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life.

$11.00 each
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Nanabosho and the Cranberries

Nanabosho, unable to reach the cranberries growing pretty high up, tries in vain to pick their reflection in a lake.

$11.00 each
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Nanabosho and Kitchie Odjig

This traditional story teaches the importance of listening to one's elders.

$11.00 each
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Nanabosho Dances

Nanabosho, in his hurry to appease his hunger, carelessly leaves his tobacco pouch on the ground and it disappears.

$11.00 each
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Nanabosho Grants a Wish

What Billy learns from Mishomis (and Nanabosho) to be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it.

$11.00 each
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Nanabosho Steals Fire

Winona and Billy are learning how to skin the rabbits they caught, and Nokomis tells them about the time before the people had fire.

$11.00 each
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Nanabosho, Soaring Eagle, and the Great Sturgeon

When Nanabosho and his friend Soaring Eagle finish their fall fishing, Nanabosho runs off with all the fish, leaving Soaring Eagle to starve.

$11.00 each
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Nanabosho: How the Turtle Got Its Shell

Nanabosho is a gift-giver in this story, and he thanks turtle for helping him - with the gift of a shell.

$16.00 each
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Napí (in Spanish)

At home in Oaxaca, Napí says she is poor, but that is belied by the richness of her land, her culture, and her community.

$16.00 each
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Napí (In English)

At home in Oaxaca, Napí says she is poor, but that is belied by the richness of her land, her culture, and her community.

$19.00 each
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Napí Goes to the Mountain

Napí’s namí (father) does not come home from working in the field, and his worried friends fear he might have been taken away. 

$19.00 each
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Napí va a la montaña

Napí’s namí (father) does not come home from working in the field, and his worried friends fear he might have been taken away. 

$11.00 each
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Neekna and Chemai

A story about two little girls, best friends, growing up in the Okanagan Valley before the coming of the white people.

$17.00 each
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Northeastern Native American Animal Stories

Youngest listeners (and adults, too) will tune right in to these, especially when they hear the animal sounds.

$8.00 each

Northern Lights: The Soccer Trails

The Soccer Trails is an honor to Inuit belief; it would also be a beautiful way to help a child who has suffered a loss.

$7.00 each

On Mother’s Lap

Michael’s favorite place to be is on Mother’s lap. But what happens when Michael’s baby sister begins to cry?

$13.00 each
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One More Story: Contemporary Seneca Tales of the Supernatural

For children who love to turn the lights out and be scared in a safe place, One More Story is perfect.

$10.00 each
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Pispíza waƞ Wayáwa Iyáye / Prairie Dog Goes to School

At school, prairie dog encounters several animal students, and the teacher counts and names all the students. Bilingual in English and Lakota.

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