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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.
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
Indian Joe The Great Yaquina By Dean Klaus
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Indian Joe is the story of the last Storyteller of the Yaquina Indian tribe. Follow along as Indian Joe learns to hunt, love, and live in a changing world, as the arrival of the white man turns his... More > world upside down.< Less
Be Good By James Bruchac
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Within the pages of BE GOOD author/storyteller James Bruchac recounts one of the most terrifying author visits of his life. A visit that forever changed his views on the power of stories. Having... More > already presented this story to audiences across the country this book represents the first time it has ever been written down. Along with many never before told details readers will also come to understand the great sense of responsibility felt by Mr. Bruchac in spreading the word to all those "not so good kids." If you have ever even thought of being bad you better read this book.< Less