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Of earth and little rain

the Papago Indians

by Bernard L. Fontana

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Northland Press in Flagstaff, Ariz .
Written in English

  • Tohono O"Odham Indians

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bernard L. Fontana ; with photographs by John P. Schaefer.
    ContributionsSchaefer, John Paul, 1934-
    LC ClassificationsE99.P25 F66
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4126805M
    ISBN 10087358287X
    LC Control Number80085228

    Josepha Sherman is a writer, editor, and folklorist. She primarily writes fantasy and science fiction novels, but she has also written children's works in numerous genres and nonfiction works, including biographies of sports icons, business leaders, and famous explorers.

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Of Earth and Little Rain book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “This text reveals [Fontana’s] interaction with his [Tohono /5.

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An appreciation of the Tohono O'odham (long known as the Papago) Indians, whose reservation is the second largest in the United States. "Fontana, who has lived at the edge of the Tohono O'odham (formerly Papago) Reservation for decades, provides sympathetic insight Of earth and little rain book the history and lifeways of these gentle desert by:   This book is the best to familiarise kid about formation of rain drops.

Such a beautiful journey with mesmerising illustrations. A little drop fell out of a cloud and flew towards earth but in between wind blew his towards a rainbow/5. Get this from a library. Of earth and little rain: the Papago Indians. [Bernard L Fontana; John Paul Schaefer] -- A portrait of the Tohono O'Odham Indians, formerly known as the Papago, draws on the author's twenty-five years of study and experience to highlight.

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The book, written in the early 's, is a love poem of the deserts and mountains of the West--the "Land of Little Rain". It is a beautiful, poetic description of the land, flora, fauna, and people of the region in which Mrs. Austin lived and traveled. The places are fictitious,and probably the people, but this does not detract from the beauty Cited by: the land of little rain East away from the Sierras, south from Panamint and Amargosa, east and south many an uncounted mile, is the Country of Lost Borders.

Ute, Paiute, Mojave, and Shoshone inhabit its frontiers, and as far into the heart of it as a man dare go. Of Earth and Little Rain: the Papago Indians Description At the time this book was published, the Fontana family had lived just a few feet from the reservation boundary for twenty-five years, and this text reveals both the author’s interaction with his neighbors and how geography and climate define life and culture in this piece of dry land.

The idea of this book is terrific - to show the water cycle of Earth, through the travels of a cute, little raindrop. Unfortunately, the book really fails overall though. The raindrop itself and the few animals in the backgrounds of the pictures are cute.

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In her later years in life, she spoke of writing a book with the same title, detailing her childhood spent in tobacco fields in rural North Carolina. She recalled hearing local farmers say they needed “a good little rain,” a shower that was just enough for their crops to survive the growing season.

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"This text reveals [Fontana's] interaction with his [Tohono O'odham] neighbors and how geography and climate define life and culture in this piece of dry land.

Fontana's words introduce the reader to people and provide an excellent overview of tribal history, but no notice of this book can overlook John P.

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"Drip down, O heavens, from above, And let the clouds pour down righteousness; Let the earth open up and salvation bear fruit, And righteousness spring up with it. I, the LORD, have created it. Matthew "Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

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