How the Summer Season Came: and Other Assiniboine Indian Stories
By Jerome Fourstar and Isabel Shields. Softcover, 104 pages.
Part of the Indian Reading Series, a collection of authentic material cooperatively developed by Indian people, How the Summer Season Came to Be includes explanatory, cautionary, and supernatural traditional tales from the Assiniboine tribe, a tribe whose members are now located primarily on the Fort Peck reservation in northern Montana. Recorded by Assiniboine storytellers and illustrated by Indian artists, these Assiniboine stories were originally intended to help educate young tribal members about their history and culture. Perfect for reluctant readers, these high interest stories provide a fascinating entrée into traditional Assiniboine culture. Enter into the legendary world of the Assiniboine of long ago through six traditional tales.
Softcover, 104 pages.