Children of the Longhouse
When Ohkwa’ri overhears a group of older boys planning a raid on a neighboring village, he immediately tells his Mohawk elders. He has done the right thing but he has also made enemies. Grabber and his friends will do anything they can to hurt him, especially during the village-wide game of Tekwaarathon (lacrosse).
Ohkwa’ri believes in the path of peace, but can peaceful ways work against Grabber’s wrath?
- ISBN: 9780140385045
- Author: Joseph Bruchac
- 160 pages
- Ages: 8-12
In this novel by First Nations author, Joseph Bruchac, readers will gain an understanding of democracy and the religious beliefs of Mohawk nations.
An exciting story that also offers an in-depth look at Native American life centuries ago. Eloquently conveys how democracy, respect, and justice are integral components of the Native American’s religion and government….Readers will come away from this novel with a broadened awareness of a nearly vanished culture. — Kirkus Reviews
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|Dimensions||19.5 × 12.7 × 1.1 cm|