Owl Eyes by Frieda Gates

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Raweno, Master of all Spirits and Everything-Maker, made the world and everything in it, but nothing gave him quite so much trouble as Owl. This retelling of a traditional Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) creation legend will have readers laughing at the irrepressible but indecisive bird. Full color.
 

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Published September 29, 1994 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences.

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Gates visits her Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) heritage for this pourquoi story about the habits and appearance of the owl. Raweno, ``master of all spirits and everything-maker,'' molds prototypes of all the

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In the end, Raweno silences Owl: ``Because I work only by day, you will be awake only at night.'' He further punishes intrusive Owl by making his neck short, saying, ``You will watch only what is in front of you''-and thus strikes the only false note here.

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