The Tree That Rains: The Flood Myth of the Huichol Indians of Mexico

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Holiday House, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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With the help of Great-Grandmother Earth, Watakame, a hard-working Indian, survives a great flood and begins a new life. With the help of Great-Grandmother Earth, Watakame, a hard-working Indian, survives a great flood and begins a new life. The tree is a great fig that releases gentle rains upon the new fields and is said to stand today near Lake Chapola in central Mexico.

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Interesting flood myth of the Huichol Indians of Mexico, cool images. Read full review

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User Review  - Catherine Woodman - Goodreads

I loved this book--the illustrations are very evocative of the art of the Huiochol Indians, and the story, while not one that I was familiar with, reminded me of Noah's Ark. Maybe the destruction of ... Read full review

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Bernhard is an illustrator, primarily of children's books.

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