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Ponce, Suanna Gilman – 1978
Six short Mexican folk tales for children are presented in Spanish and English. Each version is presented in its own booklet. The stories are illustrated with full-page black and white drawings. "The Man Who Owned the Bees" is a story about four boys who encounter Xachan'achin, the owner of the bees in the forest. "The Magic Lady of the Water" is…
Descriptors: Animals, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Childrens Literature
Nelson, Mary Carroll – 1971
Pablita Velarde Hardin is a famous Tewa Indian artist, born in Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico in 1918. She has helped revive and reinterpret traditional Indian art forms, preserving both for the pleasure of people today and for future generations. From ancient tales told to her by her father she has written and illustrated "Old Father, the Story…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Artists
Sung, Robert – 1978
This reading series was developed as a means to educate Chinese-American elementary school children in Chinese reading, writing, and culture. The text covers the following topics: Chinese literature, Chinese and American history, famous people, general knowledge, Chinese letter writing, the four seasons, and the major Chinese and American…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Chinese
Benton-Banai, Edward – 1979
A book on the history, philosophy, and teachings of the Ojibway people, as passed down to the present generation by parents, grandparents, and elders of the Lac Court Oreilles Reservation (Wisconsin), contains material from oral tradition and is named "Mishomis," the Ojibway word for grandfather. Other Ojibway words and names appear in…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Literature
Banai, Edward Benton – 1975
The Mishomis books are a chronological series depicting the ancient cultural traditions of the Ojibway People. Narrated through the medium of Mishomis, the books present stories he has heard from his grandfather. The text in the series incorporates native Obijway language along with the English narrative. In this book, the first of the series,…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, American Indians
Banai, Edward Benton – 1976
Ancient teachings passed down to Mishomis by his Grandfather tell of Anishinabi (Original Man) who was placed on the earth by the Creator and told to walk the Earth and name all that he saw around him. He did so, and as he travelled he observed the seasons and the cycle of life. He learned what was good to eat and all the ways plants could be…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, American Indians
Banai, Edward Benton – 1976
Continuing his tales from the old Ojibway teachings, Mishomis takes up the story of Original Man after he is separated from Wolf. Because he still has many questions, the Creator sends him to find No-ko-mis (Grandmother) who has the wisdom of the spirits. Since she lives far across the water, Original Man has to use his ability and reasoning as a…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, American Indians
George, Wuzzie; And Others – 1979
The four stories gathered from Paiute Tribal Elders through the Ethnic Heritage Studies Program have been changed from the original telling insofar as it was necessary to make them suitable to the elementary level. The short stories, meant to be spoken orally, relate how the Walker Lake Paiutes got pinenuts away from the Owyhee area ("Origin…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, American Indians
Navascues, Michael, Comp. – 1975
Reading materials by Spanish-speaking Americans, which constitute curricular materials for secondary school and college ethnic studies programs, are presented. The selection includes five stories and a poem in Spanish and an essay and autobiographical narrative in English. The writers of the materials represent the following areas: Columbia,…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Essays, Ethnic Studies
Rhode Island State Dept. of Education, Providence. – 1975
A reader on the Cape Verdean and Portuguese experience in the United States is presented. The materials are designed for secondary school and college ethnic studies programs. The main body of the materials consists of four stories that have been translated and partially modified into English. Suggestions for discussion, individual projects, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Ethnic Studies, Higher Education
Ground, Mary – 1978
During her lifetime Mary Ground, whose Indian name is Grass Woman, has experienced extreme changes in the life of Blackfeet Indians. Born in 1883, she remembers the travois and teepee days as well as the change to reservation life when the reservation was a fenced compound patrolled by the U.S. military. She has seen the decline in the use of…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Literature, American Indians, Birth
Comes At Night, George – 1978
The history and culture of the Blackfeet people are reflected in the 10 tales that comprise this volume. Because George Comes At Night already has had considerable experience as a writer, little editing was needed for the book and the stories are almost entirely in the words of the 61-year old author. He states that he has written the stories as…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Literature, American Indians, Beliefs
Anahonak, Carl – 1977
This children's story in the Chugach Sugcestun Aleut language is for elementary school children with a good grasp of the language. The story is about the activities of an Alaskan boy. Pen-and-ink sketches illustrate the text and an English translation is appended. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background
Mather, Elsie – 1973
This children's story in the Inupiaq language is written for elementary school children with a good grasp of the language. Pen-and-ink sketches illustrate the text. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education
Peter, Katherine – 1974
This collection of poems in the Gwich'in Athapascan language is intended for elementary school children who have a good grasp of the language. Pen-and-ink sketches illustrate the text. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education
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