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Nathan Lewis is a twelve year old Native American living in west central Ohio. He wants to learn more about his Native heritage. Dad, Al Lewis and mom Ruth Lewis start the journey to teach their children the ways of their ancestors. Follow Nathan through his rite of Passage task where he encounters some wild live known to be dangerous, his vision quest and becoming a Shawnee Warrior. He learns to dance the traditional style. His sister learns the jingle dress dance. To9gether along with their parents they travel to many powwows in the region, Many rewards come their way as the travel the red road to learn their heritage.
|Publisher:||Barnes & Noble Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Before starting his writing career, Tecumapese Morning Star, Tec to his friends, was an elementary school librarian and teacher. After leaving the education field, he worked in the fast-food industry, the hospitality industry, and the retail industry. Tec is a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature. Has a diploma for writing for Children from the Stratford Career Institute and has a diploma in freelance writing from the Penn Foster Distant Learning Center. He has one son and three grandchildren. Tec in his free time practices and teaches karate. He holds the rank of Soke, tenth-degree black belt. He also has a Doctor of Philosophy in Martial Arts and Sciences. He also holds a third and fourth-degree rank in two other styles. Tec also plays saxophone in a local community wind symphony and jazz ensembles. Tec and his family are of Native American descent and enrolled members of the Appalachian Shawnee Tribe.