Devil's Club Book
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Raven's Niece sets out to save her village in this modern take on Tlingit oral traditions of Raven and origin stories. It tells the story of Raven's niece, who sets off to save her village after a giant kidnaps her village's shaman and leaves her people ailing.
She discovers devil's club, a plant common in Southeast Alaska that is considered sacred for its medicinal properties. Features the Thunderbird People, a clan in Tlingit culture.
This is an original story written by Miranda Rose Kaagweil Worl. Though inspired by ancient oral traditions that have been handed down through the generations, it is not a traditional Tlingit story. Illustrated by Tlingit artist Michaela Goade.
8½" x 11" hardcover. 40 pages. Published September 2017.
Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Raven Reads series was awarded the 2017 Best Practices Honoree as part of the Library of Congress Literacy of Awards program. Your purchase supports the non-profit Sealaska Heritage Institute’s culturally-based programs promoting early literacy and school-readiness for Alaska Native children.