Introduced by Joy Porter
Illustrated by Caroline Smith
A collection of 36 captivating tales gracefully retold by the author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
'Both Indians and non-Indians owe Dee Brown a great debt of thanks for broadcasting this extremely precious American legacy'Dee Brown did much to shift prevailing attitudes towards Native Americans with his groundbreaking, bestselling account of their displacement, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. Nine years later, in 1979, he compiled this collection of Native American folklore. His aim was to demonstrate the ‘kinship’ between people across the world, as reflected in the stories passed from one generation to another.
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Review by mfujdala on 23rd Aug 2013
"I absolutely loved this book. The stories are beautiful, entertaining, evocative of the culture and have a staying power that surprised me. I often think of this book. And the illustrations complim..." [read more]
Review by fchin123 on 1st Jan 2013
"The illustrations alone are worth the price of the book although the stories are tedious and unforgettable, and don't sound authentic."
Review by anon on 18th Sep 2012
"This is a lovely book. The binding, illustarations, and end papers add to the enjoyable text. "