A Tataviam Creation Story, Paperback Book

  • $18.00

   New from traditional storyteller and elder in the Ferdandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, Alan Salazar! Alan's creation story shares how the animals are respected teachers and how they created the Tataviam people.

" In order for tribal culture to survive, we must sing new songs and tell new stories. This is my original creation story. I tell it in the spirit of my Tataviam ancestors."           Alan Salazar

  A short history of the Tataviam tribe is included as well as a chapter about the animals as teachers. This story is a perfect complement to third and fourth grade studies of tribal cultures. 

  This book was illustrated by Mona Lewis, using pigments made from rocks and soil collected in Tataviam territory. A tutorial is included on how you can make earth pigments and paint a picture with them.

Size ~ 8" X 10"

Full Color     81 Pages

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