We Are Grateful

We Are Grateful

Otsaliheliga

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The word otsaliheliga (oh-jah-LEE-hay-lee-gah) is used by members of the Cherokee Nation to express gratitude. Beginning in the fall with the new year and ending in summer, follow a full Cherokee year of celebrations and experiences. Written by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, this look at one group of Native Americans is appended with a glossary and the complete Cherokee syllabary, originally created by Sequoyah.
Publisher: Watertown, MA :, Charlesbridge,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018.
ISBN: 9781580897723
158089772X
Branch Call Number: E 975.0049 Sorell 08/2018
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Lessac, Frané - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Otsaliheliga

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The word otsaliheliga (oh-jah-LEE-hay-lee-gah) is used by members of the Cherokee Nation to express gratitude. Beginning in the fall with the new year and ending in summer, follow a full Cherokee year of celebrations and experiences. --- This is Sorell's debut picture book, with more on the way. ... Read More »

Though this would make a great Thanksgiving holiday read, this book shows how thankfulness and mindfulness are a part of Cherokee life all year round. Cherokee words are sprinkled throughout the story, celebrating the gifts of family, community, and nature. A glossary is included.


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Apr 22, 2019

Author attended Novel Tea sponsored by Friends of the Olathe KS Library.

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Sep 06, 2018

Local Kansas City author.

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