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Fiction Picture Book
Pages: 40
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pub Date: 01/Jan/2008
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Maintaining the Dene storytelling tradition of passing along the teachings to their children, John Blondin relayed the story of The Old Man with the Otter Medicine as he heard it from his father, George Blondin a respected Elder and storyteller. Now written down in dual language the legend is passed on to you. Discover one small part of Dene history and the lessons that have been passed on for generations.

It is winter and the people are starving. There are no fish. They must seek the help of a medicine man to save them. The Old Man with the Otter Medicine tells of medicine power, the struggle for survival and an important part of the history and culture of the Dene people as it has been passed down through stories and legends for generations.

The multimedia CD included allows readers to hear and see the Dogrib legend in Dogrib or English on a Mac or PC computer, or insert it into a CD player to listen to the story in either language.