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The Resource Keepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for children, Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac ; foreword by N. Scott Momaday ; illustrations by John Kahionhes Fadden and Carol Wood

Keepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for children, Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac ; foreword by N. Scott Momaday ; illustrations by John Kahionhes Fadden and Carol Wood

Label
Keepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for children
Title
Keepers of the earth
Title remainder
native American stories and environmental activities for children
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac ; foreword by N. Scott Momaday ; illustrations by John Kahionhes Fadden and Carol Wood
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A selection of traditional tales from various Indian peoples, each accompanied by instructions for related activities dealing with aspects of the environment
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caduto, Michael J
Dewey number
398.2/08997
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
6-8
LC call number
E98.F6
LC item number
C12 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bruchac, Joseph
  • Ka-Hon-Hes
  • Wood, Carol
Study program name
Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian mythology
  • Nature craft
  • Environmental education
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Keepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for children, Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac ; foreword by N. Scott Momaday ; illustrations by John Kahionhes Fadden and Carol Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223133648825
  • 31223133648833
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A guide for using and enjoying this book. Of science and Indian myths -- Tips and techniques for bringing this book to life. Telling the stories -- Conducting the activities -- Taking your children outdoors -- Native American stories and environmental activities. Creation. The coming of Gluscabi (Abenaki-Northeast Woodlands) -- The earth on turtle's back (Onondaga-Northeast Woodlands) -- Four worlds: the dine story of creation (Dine [Navajo]-Southwest) -- Fire. Loo-wit, the fire-keeper (Nisqually-Pacific Northwest) -- How Grandmother spider stole the sun (Muskogee [Creek]-Oklahoma) -- Earth. Tunka-Shila, Grandfather rock (Lakota [Sioux]-Great Plains) -- Old man coyote and the rock (Pawnee-Great Plains) -- Wind and weather. Gluscabi and the wind eagle (Abenaki-Northeast Woodlands) -- Water. The hero twins and the swallower of clouds (Zuni-Southwest) -- Koluscap and the water monster (MicMac and Maliseet-Nova Scotia) -- How thunder and earthquake made ocean (Yurok-California) -- Sedna, the woman under the sea (Inuit-Arctic regions) -- How raven made the tides (Tsimshian-Pacific Northwest) -- Sky. How coyote was the moon (Kalispel-Idaho) --How fisher went to the skyland: the origin of the big dipper (Anishinabe-Great Lakes region) -- Seasons. Spring defeats winter (Seneca-Northeast Woodlands) -- Plants and animals. The coming of corn (Cherokee-North Carolina) -- Manabozho and the maple trees (Anishinabe-Great Lakes region) -- Kokopilau, the hump-backed flute player (Hopi-Southwest) -- How turtle flew south for the winter (Dakota [Sioux]-Midwest) -- Gluscabi and the game animals (Abenaki-Northeast Woodlands) -- Awi Usdi, the little deer (Cherokee-North Carolina) -- Life, death, spirit. The origin of death (Siksika [Blackfeet]-Montana) -- Unity of earth. The white buffalo calf woman and the sacred pipe (Lakota [Sioux]-Great Plains)
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
1st Fulcrum trade paperback ed.
Extent
xxv, 209 pages
Isbn
9781555913854
Lccn
97022411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)37156903
Label
Keepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for children, Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac ; foreword by N. Scott Momaday ; illustrations by John Kahionhes Fadden and Carol Wood
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223133648825
  • 31223133648833
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A guide for using and enjoying this book. Of science and Indian myths -- Tips and techniques for bringing this book to life. Telling the stories -- Conducting the activities -- Taking your children outdoors -- Native American stories and environmental activities. Creation. The coming of Gluscabi (Abenaki-Northeast Woodlands) -- The earth on turtle's back (Onondaga-Northeast Woodlands) -- Four worlds: the dine story of creation (Dine [Navajo]-Southwest) -- Fire. Loo-wit, the fire-keeper (Nisqually-Pacific Northwest) -- How Grandmother spider stole the sun (Muskogee [Creek]-Oklahoma) -- Earth. Tunka-Shila, Grandfather rock (Lakota [Sioux]-Great Plains) -- Old man coyote and the rock (Pawnee-Great Plains) -- Wind and weather. Gluscabi and the wind eagle (Abenaki-Northeast Woodlands) -- Water. The hero twins and the swallower of clouds (Zuni-Southwest) -- Koluscap and the water monster (MicMac and Maliseet-Nova Scotia) -- How thunder and earthquake made ocean (Yurok-California) -- Sedna, the woman under the sea (Inuit-Arctic regions) -- How raven made the tides (Tsimshian-Pacific Northwest) -- Sky. How coyote was the moon (Kalispel-Idaho) --How fisher went to the skyland: the origin of the big dipper (Anishinabe-Great Lakes region) -- Seasons. Spring defeats winter (Seneca-Northeast Woodlands) -- Plants and animals. The coming of corn (Cherokee-North Carolina) -- Manabozho and the maple trees (Anishinabe-Great Lakes region) -- Kokopilau, the hump-backed flute player (Hopi-Southwest) -- How turtle flew south for the winter (Dakota [Sioux]-Midwest) -- Gluscabi and the game animals (Abenaki-Northeast Woodlands) -- Awi Usdi, the little deer (Cherokee-North Carolina) -- Life, death, spirit. The origin of death (Siksika [Blackfeet]-Montana) -- Unity of earth. The white buffalo calf woman and the sacred pipe (Lakota [Sioux]-Great Plains)
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
1st Fulcrum trade paperback ed.
Extent
xxv, 209 pages
Isbn
9781555913854
Lccn
97022411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)37156903

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