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Itse selu : Cherokee harvest festival / by Daniel Pennington ; illustrated by Don Stewart.

Pennington, Daniel, 1961- (Author). Stewart, Don, 1961- illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library J 394.264 PEN (Text) 33500012761870 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0881068519
  • ISBN: 9780881068511
  • ISBN: 0881068527
  • ISBN: 9780881068528
  • ISBN: 0881068500
  • ISBN: 9780881068504
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
  • Publisher: Watertown, MA : Talewinds, a Charlesbridge imprint, ©1994.

Content descriptions

General Note: MN American Indian literature.
Summary, etc.: Gives history of celebration of cherokee harvest festival. Gives dictionary of Cherokee Syllabary.
Author Notes

Daniel Pennington is a descendant of the Cherokee tribe. Growing up in rural Tennessee, Daniel learned little of his roots. He began his writing career after he tried to find books for his young daughter on Native American culture and what it means to be a Cherokee. His search for an accurate and unbiased portrayal of cultural traditions was disappointing, so he decided to research and write his own book.

Daniel researched his first book, ITSE SELU: CHEROKEE HARVEST FESTIVAL, extensively. Before the book was published, he sent it to 30 different sources, including an archivist from the Museum of the Cherokee, the deputy principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian to affirm its accuracy and authenticity. Daniel and his family currently live in Massachusetts.

Subject: Cherokee Indians > Rites and ceremonies > Juvenile literature.
Cherokee Indians > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
Harvest festivals > Southern States > Juvenile literature.
Cherokee Indians.
Indians of North America.
Harvest festivals.
Cherokee Indians > Rites and ceremonies.
Cherokee Indians > Social life and customs.
Harvest festivals.
Southern States.
Cherokee Indians > Rites and ceremonies.
Cherokee Indians > Social life and customs.
Festivals > Southern States.
Genre: Juvenile works.
Children's nonfiction.

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