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Foot of the Mountain: and Other Stories

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From one of our country's most prolific and renowned Indian authors comes a pleasingly diverse gathering of myths and legends, essays, short stories and journal entries. Drawing upon his Abenaki heritage, Joseph Bruchac's prose works are at once humorous, instructive, and revealing in their explorations of our relationship to nature, cultural and family traditions, and the ...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Holy Cow! Press
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Bruchac, J. (2005). Foot of the Mountains: and other stories. Holy Cow! Press.

Theme/topic: The connection and relationship between humans to the earth, and our responsibility in taking care of her.

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Reading and understanding the diverse perspectives of taking care of Mother Earth, Bruchac provides myths, legends, and stories that offers them while making a significant point that we, as humans, are connected in every way to nature, especially through
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Joseph Bruchac lives with his wife, Carol, in the Adirondack mountain foothills town of Greenfield Center, New York, in the same house where his maternal grandparents raised him. Much of his writing draws on that land and his Abenaki ancestry. Although his American Indian heritage is only one part of an ethnic background that includes Slovak and English blood, those Native roots are the ones by wh ...more
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