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The Day the Earth Rose Up

Children’s Picture Book

Written and Illustrated by Alfreda Beartrack Algeo

Published by: 7th Generations, Book Publishing Company

AVAILABLE

The retelling of Pleiades, the Seven Sisters star cluster.

The story starts when seven young Lakota sisters enter the forest at the edge of their village to pick chokecherries. They are warned to stay close to the village. Unaware they have wondered off the path until a fierce giant bear attacks them. The giant bear chases them to a ledge. The sisters huddled together and pray to the Great Spirit for help. The earth shakes, rumbles, and rises up. Higher and higher...

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Legends of Big Heart: Land Grab

Teen Novel Series (Book 1)

Written by Alfreda Beartrack Algeo.

Published by: 7th Generations, Book Publishing Company

AVAILABLE

In 1929, a corrupt land agent used fire and frightening tactics to grab the land of a Lakota family in Lower Brule, South Dakota.

Alfred is eleven years old and has many responsibilities not expected of a young boy. He and his Lakota family are being forced to leave behind their tribal values and traditions and assimilate into mainstream American culture and society. His Lalá (grandfather), has instilled in his grandson many Lakota traditions which Alfred respects, but at times struggles to understand the message they convey. The Legend of Big Heart Series is the exciting adventures of Alfred Swallow as his navigates life on and off the Lower Brule Lakota Reservation in South Dakota. The series begins in 1929 when Alfred is eleven years old and follows his journey into manhood as he and his Lakota family are being forced to leave behind their tribal values and traditions and assimilate into mainstream of American culture and society.

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How Oceans Came to Be

Children’s Picture Book

Written by Arvis Boughman

Illustrated by Alfreda Beartrack Algeo

Published by: 7th Generations, Book Publishing Company

ARRIVING AUGUST 2022

A delightful Lumbee story. Clever Rabbit outsmarts a selfish Great Snapping Turtle. When Rabbit discovers many animals could not find water, he sets out to solve the mystery. What he finds is the Great Snapping Turtle blocking the water of the Mother Spring. When the stubborn turtle refuses to move, Rabbit figures out a way to let the water flow. As the water flowed to all creatures, it also created the oceans of Turtle Island.

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