Lesson Stories - Time Honored

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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.

$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.

$17.00 each
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Ojibway Ceremonies

Offers a rare glimpse of Ojibway culture before it was disrupted by Europeans.

$6.00 each
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Owl’s Eyes & Seeking a Spirit: Kootenai Indian Stories

Two tales of the Kootenai are told by Kootenai elders and illustrated by Kootenai artists of Flathead Indian Reservation.

$20.00 each
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Popol Vuh: A Sacred Book of the Maya

His interpretation of what Montejo calls the “literary gem of the indigenous people of Guatemala."

$22.00 each
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Pushing Up the Sky: Seven Native American Plays for Children

Respectful adaptations of traditional stories from the Abenaki, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Ojibwe, Snohomish, Tlingit and Zuni nations.

$22.00 each
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Questions & Swords: Folktales of the Zapatista Revolution

A refreshing take on the EZLN rebellion, that makes this complicated history accessible via folktales.

$8.00 each
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Salmon Boy: A Legend of the Sechelt People

This traditional story tells of how the relationship between the people and the salmon came to be.

$17.00 each
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Seven Eyes, Seven Legs: Supernatural Stories of the Abenaki

These traditional and contemporary stories are for learning from, for thinking deeply about, and for re-reading, over and over.

$20.00 each
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Skunny Wundy: Seneca Indian Tales

Twenty-eight stories of animals whose behaviors are sometimes suspiciously like our own, including “How Fox and Raccoon Tricked One Another,” “The Woeful Tale of Long-Tail Rabbit and Long-Tail Lynx,” among many others.

$17.00 each
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Son of Raven, Son of Deer: Fables of the Tse-Shaht People

This book uses folklore tales to show young people that there is a place for every living creature.

$10.00 each
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Stories of the Sioux

20 stories of animal relatives and magic,  courageous women and men, wise grandparents, and the beauty of everyday life told by the elder Standing Bear.

$10.00 each

Tatanka and the Lakota People

The Buffalo Nation's transformation into the Ordinary People and their salvation by Tatanka comes from the traditional creation story of the Lakota. Suitable for beginning readers.

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Tȟatȟáηka na Wáta / The Buffalo and the Boat

Emergent readers will enjoy this story of buffalo's travels, during which he meets a yellow butterfly, a brown goose, a blue cat, a black dog, and a red bird.

$14.00 each

The Bird Who Cleans the World and other Mayan Fables

These Jakaltek Mayan folk tales were first told to the author by his mother and the elders of his village in Guatemala.

$11.00 each
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The Birth of Nanabosho

There is much cultural information here, and this is an excellent starting place for understanding the great and beloved hero and trickster, Nanabosho.

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