Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back

Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back

A Native American Year of Moons

Book - 1992
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Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, c1992.
ISBN: 9780329101794
032910179X
9780399221415
0399221417
Branch Call Number: E 811 Bruchac
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Alternative Title: 13 moons on a turtle's back.

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Jul 06, 2017

A beautiful telling of the a turtles back as a moon calendar. Tribes may differ in the number of moons followed as the author notes at the end but this book covers 13 from several of North American native people. Intimate connections created with the seasons, animals and natural world.

Gorgeous illustrations and a taste of many indigenous tribes bring ancient wisdom to little people today. An excellent resource for native history and seasonal connections. A demonstration of deep reverence and love of the earth.

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