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Sealaska Heritage Institute.

Sealaska Heritage Institute released six culturally-based children's books that reflect the Native worldview as part of Its Baby Raven Reads, a program for Alaska Native families with children up to age five that promotes language development and school readiness.

The series Includes a three-book set derived from ancient creation stories that have been passed from generation to generation for thousands of years. The set includes Raven and the Box of Daylight, Raven Brings Us Fire, and Origins of Rivers and Streams. The books were adapted from oral histories by Pauline Duncan and Illustrated by Lindsay Carron.

The series also features a book that teaches the Lingit words for colors. The Llnglt words in the book Colors were compiled by Yarrow Vaara, and the book was Illustrated by David Lang.

Tlingit Alphabet Is a two-book set that was edited by Katrina Hotch, Linda Belarde, and Ken Eggleston, reviewed by traditional scholar Dr. Walter Soboleff, and illustrated by Crystal Work sealaskahent3ge.org

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Title Annotation:Inside Alaska Business; children's books released
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Publication:Alaska Business Monthly
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Geographic Code:1U9AK
Date:Jan 1, 2017
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