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By Michael Oren Fitzgerald

What was once it prefer to develop up on the earth of the pre-reservation Plains Indians earlier than the arriving of the white settlers? sooner than our smooth period of tv, games, and pcs how did American Indian youngsters dwell, research, and play? during this fantastically illustrated publication, award-winning writer, Michael Oren Fitzgerald, combines attractive images and straightforward quotations by means of Indian chiefs and elders to give an explanation for to brand new early life what lifestyles might were like transforming into up at the American plains.
Children of the Tipi includes sections on girls and boys at play, camp existence, and the real function of oldsters and grandparents. It good points old sepia pictures of youngsters at paintings and play, in addition to certain colour images in their toys, instruments, and daily objects.

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There will be nothing left. But the Great Spirit provided you and me with an opportunity for study in nature’s university. Look at the forests, the rivers, the mountains, and the animals, which include us. BuT Many TradiTions Live On Remember that your children are not your own. They are lent to you by the Creator. —Mohawk Proverb 38 The Great Spirit does not make two birds, or animals, or human beings exactly alike. Each is placed here by the Great Spirit to be independent and to rely on itself.

We cannot sell it because it does not belong to us. You can count your money and burn it within the nod of a buffalo’s head. But only the Great Spirit can count the grains of sand and the blades of grass. As a present to you, we will give you anything that you can take with you. But we will never sell the land. Never. —A Blackfeet Chief eagle feather necklace 33 lance eagle headdress GreaT Chiefs The truly brave man yields neither to fear nor anger, desire nor agony. He is at all times master of himself.

Tecumseh (Shooting Star), Shawnee 36 Civilized people depend too much on man-made printed pages. I turn to the Great Spirit’s book, which is the whole of His creation. You can read a big part of that book if you study nature. Take all your books, lay them out under the sun and let the snow, the rain, and insects work on them. There will be nothing left. But the Great Spirit provided you and me with an opportunity for study in nature’s university. Look at the forests, the rivers, the mountains, and the animals, which include us.

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