Her Seven Brothers
Bradbury Press, 1988 - Brothers and sisters - 32 pages
This Cheyenne legend tells of the story behind the Big Dipper (the Plough). An Indian girl makes seven sets of shirts and moccasins to take to seven brothers who live in the North Country where the youngest brother becomes her protector. When they are forced to flee, they all jump into the sky.
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