Based on the life of the author and members of her tribe, these stories provide a revealing glimpse into the world of the Dakota-Sioux at the turn of the last century. Part One is based on the experiences of the author, and describes a young girl growing up in a changing environment. Part Two consists of revealing stories about other members of her tribe.
Here's an amusing collection of Dakota-Sioux fables, often featuring the vain and mischievous imp Iktomi. Fables such as these were told to Dakota-Sioux children for entertainment but also to teach through negative example the importance of honor, modesty, manners, and other aspects of a noble Indian lifestyle.
Follow Cave Boy as he has fun exploring his ancient world. You will be transported to a time of stone weapons, shell mounds, mammoth hunts, and archaeological insights.This fictional story, complete with sound effects, is based on real archaeology. Through the eyes and ears of Cave Boy, listeners can re-experience how people may have lived long ago.
Good always triumphs in a fun fantasy land full of strange enchantments and marvelous adventures.From the heights of the Adamant Mountains to the shadowy depths of the City Under the Sea, these all-new fantasy tales will delight children of all ages.
What would happen if an ancient Amazon warrior was catapulted into modern America? Follow Antiope as she struggles to understand modern patriarchal society, and help the women she encounters regain their matriarchal heritage.The author, an expert on Pre-Indo-European neolithic matriarchies, uses the story as a vehicle to comment on women's role in modern society.
"Don't live in the darkness, Amy Jennings." Adolescence is difficult enough, especially when your family members are vampires and werewolves. But somehow Amy Jennings survived it. Now a young woman, Amy has come back to Collinsport, determined to forget the horrors of childhood and start anew. But growing up means confronting the truth about the world around you and Amy's rite of passage has only just begun.
Oh what adventures the Dinky Ducklings have, as they travel to visit their aunt and uncle, down the road at Duckville on the Ditch. Talking ducks, a sly fox, a rabbit family, and a wise old turtle, are a few of the characters joyfully brought to life, in this listening adventure that makes everyone smile.
A bunny family of 10 children find a new home. This is a charming little tale that supports the idea that stories should make children happy and build character unconsciously, and should contain nothing to cause fright, suggest fear, glorify mischief, excuse malice, or condone cruelty.
Little Elephant spends the summer on uncle Oliver's and aunt Amy's family farm. Little Elephant has never been to the country, but he finds lots of fun in raising his own garden, feeding the farm animals, and just relaxing down at the stream.