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A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Frances Nannauck Kraus takes her eleven-year-old granddaughter, Marissa, to Kake, Alaska--the place of much of their family history. On one of their walks, they climb up a hill to the tallest… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 979.8'004972

Songs from the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Jaclyn Roessel live in Kayenta, Arizona, on the Navajo reservation. Like most young girls, Jaclyn has many interests. She likes her math class, she plays basketball and volleyball, and she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 746.1'089'972

Kinaaldá: A Navajo Girl Grows Up

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Thirteen-year-old Celinda McKelvey is getting ready for her Kinaalda, a coming-of-age ceremony for Navajo girls. When Celinda finishes this ceremony, she will be a woman. As she tests her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 392'.14

Children of Clay: A Family of Pueblo Potters

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Like their Pueblo ancestors, Gia Rose and her family treat the clay with respect. They believe that Clay-Old-Woman, the spirit of clay, watches over their work and that she lives and breathes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 978.9'52