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Beyond Storytelling By Patton Humanities
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In September 2012, sixty-four 11th-grade students at High Tech High North County received commissions to be “Omni-temporal Poet Laureates” responsible for commemorating major events from... More > America’s history, extending from the first contact between Native Americans and Europeans in 1492 to the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. In response, students researched the time periods for which they were responsible, chose an event to commemorate, studied poetic forms and rhetorical devices, and composed poems with “explanatory essays” to accompany them - on topics ranging from wars and natural disasters to movies, music, and cookies. This book is the result of their work.< Less
The Sonoran Desert Storyteller Presents - Jackrabbit By Michael Gaines
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Storyteller teaches children life lessons through simple tales of the experiences of desert animals. In this story, Jackrabbit learns why it is important to listen to one's mother.
The Sonoran Desert Storyteller Presents - Jackrabbit By Michael Gaines
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Storyteller teaches children life lessons through simple tales of the experiences of desert animals. In this story, Jackrabbit learns why it is important to listen to one's mother.
American History Vol. 1 Aboriginal America By Jacob Abbott
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Part one of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. Starting with a physical... More > description of the geography and natural life of North America, Abbott moves on to forthrightly address the origins, customs, traditions, and lifestyle of the Indian tribes living in North America. His conclusions—once common knowledge, but now suppressed in the name of political correctness—deal with many of the critical issues which surrounded the original settling of America—and the concepts of race and racial differences. Abbott also points out the fact that archaeological excavations conducted in the nineteenth century had already conclusively proven that the Indians were not the original inhabitants of the continent, and an advanced and different people created much of what is today incorrectly regarded as Indian culture.< Less
American History Vol. 1 Aboriginal America By Jacob Abbott
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Part one of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. Starting with a physical... More > description of the geography and natural life of North America, Abbott moves on to forthrightly address the origins, customs, traditions, and lifestyle of the Indian tribes living in North America. His conclusions—once common knowledge, but now suppressed in the name of political correctness—deal with many of the critical issues which surrounded the original settling of America—and the concepts of race and racial differences. Abbott also points out the fact that archaeological excavations conducted in the nineteenth century had already conclusively proven that the Indians were not the original inhabitants of the continent, and an advanced and different people created much of what is today incorrectly regarded as Indian culture.< Less
The Sharing of Stories by Cancer Survivors: Implications for American Indian Cancer Survivors By Joseph Quintana
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The analysis of resources available to Native American cancer survivors for sharing their stories/ personal experience. Such narratives could prove to have medicinal or therapeutic qualities that... More > lead to a form of healing both for the individual and the Native American community affected by the disease.< Less
Along Came A Spider By Alice Azure
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"...a vital contribution to contemporary Native American literature. Already highly regarded for her poetry, Alice Azure proves to be a captivating storyteller, weaving together personal... More > narrative, her own voracious reading and research, and vivid re-imaginings of the people—and spirits--who led her back to her Mi’kmaq heritage. —Siobhan Senier, Associate Professor, English University of New Hampshire< Less
A Mixed Medicine Bag By Mwalim
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Original Black Wampanoag Folklore: How did the turtle get its shell? How does one become a millionaire? Why do roosters crow at the sun? Where do Backwoods people come from? Open A Mixed Medicine... More > Bag and you just may find the answers, in this witty and entertaining collection of verbal-to-literary jazz, funk’n folklore. A Mixed Medicine Bag contains 15 original Black Wampanoag folk-tales taken from the award-winning storytelling performances of Mwalim *7); one of the contemporary masters of the oral tradition.< Less
Grandfather's Drum By Elizabeth Bluehorse
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"The fire died low, casting a shadowy light on the walls of the lodge. Now and then a hickory knot exploded sending a flurry of sparks scurrying up into the darkness. Winter lay stretched out,... More > covering the land in a great whiteness which blanketed the meadows and enwrapped the hills. Large flakes of snow drifted down, magically appearing out of the black expanse that had replaced the sky and stolen the stars. Night had brought with it no breeze; no wind to stir the pines and make them speak. There was only silence, not even the cry of the owl; only quiet and snow." ***** In this collection of original short stories, Elizabeth Bluehorse takes us on a journey into the craft of the Native Storyteller. Through these tales, fashioned after the oratory style of the Grandfathers, readers will find themselves transported deep into the magical heart of the natural world as seen through the eyes of the wenakshe'.< Less
Grandfather's Drum By Elizabeth Bluehorse
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"The fire died low, casting a shadowy light on the walls of the lodge. Now and then a hickory knot exploded sending a flurry of sparks scurrying up into the darkness. Winter lay stretched out,... More > covering the land in a great whiteness which blanketed the meadows and enwrapped the hills. Large flakes of snow drifted down, magically appearing out of the black expanse that had replaced the sky and stolen the stars. Night had brought with it no breeze; no wind to stir the pines and make them speak. There was only silence, not even the cry of the owl; only quiet and snow." ***** In this collection of original short stories, Elizabeth Bluehorse takes us on a journey into the craft of the Native Storyteller. Through these tales, fashioned after the oratory style of the Grandfathers, readers will find themselves transported deep into the magical heart of the natural world as seen through the eyes of the wenakshe'.< Less