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This book contains 126 pages of traditional Native American stories about food. These short stories have morals about food choices, food preparation, and maintaining traditional ways. There is a short summary after each story, explaining the message clearly. There are old photographs of women from different tribes preparing food in various ways. This book follows the Native American custom of using storytelling as an educational tool, and can be used to generate discussions of health and good nutrition practices. It could be used in a higher level literacy or ESOL class.
KEYWORDS: Native Americans/Alaska Natives, Nutrition, Oral History