Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest
Author: Gerald McDermott
Illustrator: Gerald McDermott
Awards: Caldecott Honor (1995)
Topics: picture book, Native American, trickster tales, Pacific Northwest
Summary: This Pacific Northwest tale tells the story of how Raven steals light from the Sky Chief and brings it to people.
- Raven from Gerald McDermott's Website
- National Museum of the American Indian
- Smithsonian American Indian History and Culture
Pacific Northwest Indians
- A History of the Northwest Coast
- American Indians in the Pacific Northwest Indians
- Coastal Indians of Washington from Wikipedia
- Early Explorers of the Pacific Northwest
- Honoring the Animal Spirits
- Pacific Northwest Studies
- Pacific Northwest Coastal Indians
- Washington Indians Tribes
Ravens and Raven Stories
- Cultural Depictions of Ravens from Wikipedia
- Miwok Mythology - "How Ravens Became People" from Wikipedia
- Eldrbarry's Raven Tales
- Raven in Mythology from Wikipedia
- Raven Stories from Mr. Leahy's Class
- Raven from Wikipedia
Native American Legends and Trickster Tales
- Native American Lore Index Page
- Stories, Legends, and Myths
- Trickster Tales from Gerald McDermott's Website
- Tricky Tricksters from Reading Rockets
Booklist of Trickster books
- Trickster Tales. Read all of McDermott's Trickster Tales. Then, write your own!
- Pacific Northwest Indian Art. Examine the art in the stories. Explore the art of the Pacific Northwest. Do you see the similarity? What are the basic characteristics of this type of art? Create your own visual and write a short story.
- Ravens. Learn about ravens and their role in Native American stories and cultures. Write your own story.
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