A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community (We Are Still Here) by Richard Nichols An eleven-year-old Tlingit girl travels to Kake, Alaska, where she learns about her family's heritage from stories her grandmother tells.
Describes how Indians have relied on the sugar maple tree for food and tells how an Anishinabe Indian in Minnesota continues his people's traditions by teaching students to tap the trees and make maple sugar.
Here’s The Crazy Story About Thanksgiving You’ve Never Heard. "This is not revisionist history," Peters promised. "This is history that's just been overlooked because people have become very, very comfortable with the story of happy Pilgrims and friendly Indians. They're very content with that -- even to the point where no one really questioned how is it that Squanto knew how to speak perfect English when they came."
Author Seraphine G. Yazzie vividly recalls the teachings of her grandmother in this uplifting story. Children will identify with many of the activities which include making delicious fry break, picking tasty pinon nuts and weaving beautiful rugs. Renowned painter, Baje Whitethorne, Sr. illustrates each scene brilliantly capturing the magic shared between grandmother and granddaughter. Comes with an audio CD. Children's book in Navajo and English $21.95, Salina Bookshelf Publishing Company