From the Publisher
In this new addition to the popular Tales of the People series, striking illustrations combine with a fascinating retelling of a traditional Tlingit tale.
About the Tales of the People series:
Created with the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Tales of the People is a series of children's 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.
About the Author
Maria Williams (Tlingit), who has a doctorate in ethnomusicology from UCLA, is the Native Folk Arts Director for the Alaska State Council on the Arts. She learned this story from her father, also Tlingit.
Felix Vigil (Jicarilla Apache/Jemez Pueblo) earned a degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art before teaching for several years at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe; he now lives and paints in Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico