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The Resource Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America, told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]

Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America, told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]

Label
Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America
Title
Four ancestors
Title remainder
stories, songs, and poems from Native North America
Statement of responsibility
told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of traditional Native American tales celebrating the wonder and mystery of the natural world, arranged under the categories "Fire," "Earth," "Water," and "Air."
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/08997
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
E98.F6
LC item number
B894 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America, told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Fire: Greeting the Sun, a Maushop story (Wampanoag) -- Thanks to Grandmother moon (Mohawk) -- Moon basket (Pawnee) -- Singing stars (Passamaquoddy) -- Three hunter and the great bear (Seneca) -- Firefly song (Chippewa) -- How Coyote stole fire (Colville) -- Earth: Song of the Earth (Navajo) -- How the Earth began (Osage) -- Wihio and Grandfather Rock (Cheyenne) -- Inyan, the Rock (Lakota) -- Shining mountain (Abenaki) -- Tacobud, the mountain that ate people (Nisqually) -- Clay old woman and clay old man (Cochiti Pueblo) -- Talking to the clay (Catawba) -- Water: Cloud-swallower Giant (Zuni) -- Papago rain song (Papago) -- Gluskabe and snow bird (Penobscot) -- Song for going to the water (Cherokee) -- Aglabem's Dam (Maliseet) -- Raven and the Tides (Tshimshian) -- How the prairie became ocean (Yurok) -- Air: Bird whose wings made the wind (Micmac) -- Wind song (Pima) -- Whirlwind within (Navajo) -- How Saynday tried to marry whirlwind girl (Kiowa) -- How the people pushed up the sky (Snohomish) -- Song of the sky (Tshimshian) -- Bluebird song from the night chant (Navajo) -- How songs are made (Inuit) --Gift of stories, the gift of breath (Abenaki)
Control code
ocm32390040
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780816738434
Lccn
95015250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)32390040
Label
Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America, told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Fire: Greeting the Sun, a Maushop story (Wampanoag) -- Thanks to Grandmother moon (Mohawk) -- Moon basket (Pawnee) -- Singing stars (Passamaquoddy) -- Three hunter and the great bear (Seneca) -- Firefly song (Chippewa) -- How Coyote stole fire (Colville) -- Earth: Song of the Earth (Navajo) -- How the Earth began (Osage) -- Wihio and Grandfather Rock (Cheyenne) -- Inyan, the Rock (Lakota) -- Shining mountain (Abenaki) -- Tacobud, the mountain that ate people (Nisqually) -- Clay old woman and clay old man (Cochiti Pueblo) -- Talking to the clay (Catawba) -- Water: Cloud-swallower Giant (Zuni) -- Papago rain song (Papago) -- Gluskabe and snow bird (Penobscot) -- Song for going to the water (Cherokee) -- Aglabem's Dam (Maliseet) -- Raven and the Tides (Tshimshian) -- How the prairie became ocean (Yurok) -- Air: Bird whose wings made the wind (Micmac) -- Wind song (Pima) -- Whirlwind within (Navajo) -- How Saynday tried to marry whirlwind girl (Kiowa) -- How the people pushed up the sky (Snohomish) -- Song of the sky (Tshimshian) -- Bluebird song from the night chant (Navajo) -- How songs are made (Inuit) --Gift of stories, the gift of breath (Abenaki)
Control code
ocm32390040
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780816738434
Lccn
95015250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)32390040

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