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The legend of the lady's slipper - Wargin, Kathy-jo.

Summary: One winter, when the people of her village become terribly ill, Running Flower braves the snow and freezing cold to race to the village on the other side of the forest for medicine. Based on an...

We are grateful : otsaliheliga - Sorell, Traci,

Summary: Otsaliheliga is a Cherokee word that is used to express gratitude. Journey through the year with a Cherokee family and their tribal nation as they express thanks for celebrations big and small. A...

Native American ceremonies and celebrations : from potlatches to powwows - Mikoley, Kate,

Summary: This book explores the meaning, history, and purpose behind several Native American ceremonies and celebrations.

Contents: The first Americans -- The powwow -- A changing event -- The Snake Dance -- The Sun Dance -- The potlatch -- Preparing for the party -- The False Face Society -- The Blessingway -- The Inupiat...

We are water protectors - Lindstrom, Carole, 1964-

Summary: Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend...

When we are kind - Gray Smith, Monique, 1968-

Summary: "This beautiful picture book looks at how the simple act of being kind, to others and oneself, affects all aspects of a child's life."--

My heart fills with happiness - Gray Smith, Monique, 1968-

Summary: The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from...

I can make this promise - Day, Christine, 1993-

Summary: "When twelve-year-old Edie finds letters and photographs in her attic that change everything she thought she knew about her Native American mother's adoption, she realizes she has a lot to learn...

A day with Yayah - Campbell, Nicola I,

Summary: On an outing in Nicola Valley, British Columbia, a Native American family forages for herbs and mushrooms while the grandmother passes down her language and knowledge to her young grandchildren....

Bowwow powwow : bagosenjige-niimi'idim - Child, Brenda J., 1959-

Summary: "When Uncle and Windy Girl attend a powwow, Windy watches the dancers and listens to the singers. She eats tasty food and joins family and friends around the campfire. Later, Windy falls asleep...

Fry bread : a Native American family story - Maillard, Kevin Noble,

Summary: Celebrates the Native American tradition of sharing fry bread during family meals, in a story about family, history, culture, and traditions, both new and old.

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