Keepers of the Night Native Americna Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children by Micahel J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac
"Overhead, on any night when the moon is nearly full, you may be lucky enough to see cottony cumulus clouds drifting across the face of cool light beaming down. Over the millennia Native peoples have been moved by this vision, framed by a shy spangled with stars and planets. There is something about the night sky that touches a place deep inside, connecting us to all who have stood in the darkness and gazed at the sky dome." - from the Preface to Keepers of the Night Night is more than just a period of time between sunset and sunrise. It is another world, fascinating and mysterious to children curious about night and its nocturnal inhabitants. In Native cultures nightime is a crucial part of the Great Circle and balance in the universe, andKeepers of the Night features Native wisdom to help young people learn valuable lessons about the natural world.
In the tradition of the best-selling Keepers of the Earth andKeepers of the Animals, this book offers eight carefully selected Native North American stories. Field-tested, hands-on activities are included in this book.
Paperback, c1994, xiii, 146 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.
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