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Totem Tales: legends from the rainforest

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By: Meyers, E.C. (Ted)
ISBN: 0-88839-468-3
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 5.5" X 8.5"
Pages: 80
Photos: 23
Illustrations: 0
Publication Date: 2008

Description

PR Highlights: Indian legends behind many of nature's wonders
PHOTO Highlights: Line drawings throughout.

Sample Chapter


Description: Discover how rivers were formed, how Raven freed the people, why there are so many mosquitos, and why rabbits hop-at least according to the legends. Written in simple yet informative text that will be especially enjoyed by children.

This book tells the Indian legends behind many of nature's wonders. Among the twenty-three tales told, you will discover how rivers were formed, how Raven freed the people, why there are so many mosquitos, and why rabbits hop-at least according to the legends. Totem Tales is for an audience of all ages, but is written in simple yet informative text that will be especially enjoyed by children.

Author Biography

Ted Meyers researches the Indian Legends behind many of nature's wonders. He has uncovered many hitherto unknown facts pertaining to North American Native legends. A Graduate of RCAF Survival School, Ted Meyers has assisted on RCAF Search and Rescue teams in Labrador. He also spent many days in Saskatchewan under the watchful, and critical eye of his grandfather Fred Henderson, a well known woodsman and master of woodlore. He currently resides in Victoria. 

Book Reviews

Wisconsin Bookwatch
June 2005

Easy and very highly recommended reading. Totem Tales: Legends From the Rainforest is a slender, 79-page compendium of Native American legends compiled by Ted Meyers. These twenty-three diverse folklore stories reveal how the rivers were formed, how Raven freed the people, why there are so many mosquitos, why rabbits hop, and more. Of particular interest to students of Native American culture, these are legend tales that will entertain readers of all ages and backgrounds.

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