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Children's LiteratureThe large size chapter book reveals impressive and well-researched information about Native North Americans. Beautiful vivid photographs, many full-page, of the world of the Native American enhance the text. The landscape and geography of the people, their dwellings and beautiful artifacts such as baskets, masks and pottery come to life through the photographs. Chapters include information about images, sacred objects, rituals, sacraments, myths, and legends. Readers will find the myths and legends of great interest. One of these myths sheds light on the mysterious rock formation of Devil's Tower in Wyoming. Legend tells of the Great Bear which his pursued the Seven Sisters to the rock formation where he tried and tried to scale this cliff, leaving behind his claw marks as part of the formation. The mystery of the Big Horn Medicine Wheel on Medicine Mountain in Wyoming will also fascinate and inform. Beautiful graphics of woven tapestries from various tribes grace the top of each page of text and add visual interest. End notes provide a list of native peoples and regions. There is a resource list for further reading and a complete index. This is as visually beautiful as it is informative. It is a useful resource in any library media center and would be valuable to any curriculum focusing on Native Americans. 2004, Duncan Baird Publishers, Ages 10 up.