Synopses & Reviews
The stories told around the fire in the evenings, hundreds of years ago, are among the masterpieces of the American Indian, every bit as much art and cultures as their counterparts, the fairytales.
The author/illustrator has selected stories from many tribes, including her own, the Cherokee.
Berry Keeper's stories reflect the legends and lore of the American Indian. The book includes traditional art styles from each story area, including Northwest Coast Indian art.
Table of Contents
Where the dog ran (Cherokee) -- Raven steals the sun (intertribal) -- Story of Mother Bear (Haida) -- Raven and the fisherman (intertribal) -- The mermaid (Coos) -- Raven helps (Siuslaw) -- The opossum's tail (Cherokee) -- The catfish (Menomini) -- Thunderbird (Quillayute) -- The arrival of maple sugar (Chippewa) -- The love of Feather Cloud (Paiute).