The First Flute
Whowhoahyahzo Tohkohya. By David Bouchard. Hardcover. 34 pgs. with CD
The First Flute tells the story of a young man named Dancing Raven. The other men do not appreciate him because his talents are not in hunting, fishing or tracking. But one day something happens that changes their opinion of Dancing Raven.
This book includes both English and Dakota text. It comes with a CD that has spoken word in English, French and Dakota language. The CD also includes Flute music by award winning musician Jan Michael Looking Wolf.
Full Color paintings illustrate each page of this book.
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