Brave Wolf and the Thunderbird: Tales of the People by Joe Medicine CrowCreated with the Smithsonians National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Tales of the People is a series of childrens books celebrating Native American culture with illustrations and stories by Indian artists and writers. In addition to the tales themselves, each book also offers four pages filled with information and photographs exploring various aspects of Native culture, including a glossary of words in different Indian languages.
Brave Wolf and the Thunderbird: Tales of the People
In addition to the tales themselves, each book also offers four pages filled with information and photographs exploring various aspects of Native culture, including a glossary of words in different Indian languages. One day, a man named Brave Wolf went hunting in the hills. He did not return for several weeks, and when he came back to camp, he told his family and friends what had happened to him while he was gone. While he was hunting, a huge Thunderbird flew over and snatched him up in her giant claws. She took him to a high cliff, overlooking a lake up in the mountains. Kindergarten-Grade 2-In this story from the Crow people, Thunderbird takes a young man to her nest to save her chicks from a hungry lake monster.
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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. Has great section at the end with added information about the history behind the tale. SavannahRussell Mar 13, Thunderbird needs help protecting her children from an evil monster. She snatches up Brave Wolf to help her and he comes up with a terrific plan to defeat the monster in this telling of traditional tale from Crow folklore. It is a wonderful book to learn of the story of the Thunderbird from the Crow point of view. This book is colorfully illustrated by Linda Martin, who uses a cave painting style to tell the tale of the brave young native.
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