Synopses & Reviews
Introduces the traditional life-giving story of the Corn-Mother, called selu by the Cherokee.
"A candid, autobiographical record--part story, part essay, part poetry--Selu is also an example of an expanding list of recent and forthcoming books that herald a more interior way of viewing the Native American experience".--Publishers Weekly. Line illustrations.
About the Author
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and brought up in Oak Ridge, Awiakta creates a unique weaving of her Cherokee/Appalachian heritages with science to express her basic theme: respect for the web of life.