Buffalo Dance by Nancy Van Laan
A Blackfoot Legend

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A young woman's courage saves her village, in a beautifully illustrated retelling of a Blackfoot myth about the significance of the buffalo dance ritual, performed before and after each hunt to show respect for, and gratitude to, the buffalo.
 

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Published September 1, 1993 by Little Brown & Co (Juv). 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A satisfying multicultural effort, like Van Laan and Vidal's first collaboration ( The Legend of El Dorado ), this retelling of a complex legend posits a mythical origin for the sacred buffalo dance o

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A satisfying multicultural effort, like Van Laan and Vidal's first collaboration ( The Legend of El Dorado ), this retelling of a complex legend posits a mythical origin for the sacred buffalo dance of the Blackfoot people.

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