Synopses & Reviews
An illuminating look at Native origins and lifeways, a treasure for all who value Native wisdom and the stories that keep it alive.
Our Stories Remember: American Indian History, Culture & Values Through Storytelling draws on the tales of various Native American nations to reveal the traditions and cultural life of contemporary Native peoples.
Our Stories Remember retells Native American stories.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-188) and index.
About the Author
Joseph Bruchac, coauthor of The Keepers of the Earth series, is a nationally acclaimed Native American storyteller and writer who has authored more than 70 books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for adults and children. He lives in upstate New York.
Table of Contents
The road of stories -- Who are we? -- Origins -- Spirit: life and death -- Trickster's turn -- Contact: the coming of Europeans -- Generations: parents, grandparents, children -- All is living around us: animal, people, and plants -- Epilogue: the drum is the heartbeat.