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The good rainbow road = Rawa 'kashtyaa'tsi hiyaani : a Native American tale in Keres and English, followed by a translation into Spanish

Author: Simon J Ortiz; Michael Lacapa; Víctor Montejo; Victor Montejo
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two boys are sent by their people to the west to visit the Shiwana, the spirits of rain and snow, and bring back rain to relieve a drought.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Keres (Acoma Indian) language materials
Native American language materials
Spanish language materials
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon J Ortiz; Michael Lacapa; Víctor Montejo; Victor Montejo
ISBN: 0816523401 9780816523405
Language Note: In English, Keres, and Spanish.
OCLC Number: 52837633
Notes: "This book is published in collaboration with Oyate."

UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
Two boys are sent by their people to the west to visit the Shiwana, the spirits of rain and snow, and bring back rain to relieve a drought.
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Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm
Other Titles: Rawa 'Kashtyaa'tsi Hiyaani
Responsibility: Simon J. Ortiz ; illustrations by Michael Lacapa ; Spanish translation by Victor Montejo.
Local System Bib Number:
.b20960566

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Presented in Keres, the language of the Pueblo community in Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, and in English, with an additional Spanish translation in the back, this Native American story is the tale of two  Read more...
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"Ortiz s text, rooted in the rhythms and repetitions of oral storytelling, resonates even when read silently. Lacapa s pictures bring together strongly modeled figures and flat patterned forms, the Read more...

 
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