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16 Results
Celebrating Chinese New Year —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Depicts a San Francisco boy and his family preparing for and enjoying their celebration of the Chinese New Year, their most important holiday.

Las Posadas : an Hispanic Christmas celebration —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Follows an Hispanic American family in a small New Mexican community as they prepare for and celebrate the nine-day religious festival which occurs just before Christmas.

Totem pole —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

A Tsimshian Indian boy proudly describes how his father carved a totem pole for the Klallam tribe and the subsequent ceremonial celebration.

Potlatch : a Tsimshian celebration —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Describes the traditions of the Tsimshian Indians living in Metlakatla, Alaska, and, in particular, those connected with a potlatch they hold to celebrate their heritage.

Celebrating Kwanzaa —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Text and photographs depict how a Chicago family celebrates the African American holiday, Kwanzaa.

Buffalo days —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Describes life on a Crow Indian reservation in Montana, and the importance these tribes place on buffalo, which are once again thriving in areas where the Crow live.

Arctic hunter —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

A ten-year-old Eskimo (Inupiat) boy who lives far north of the Arctic Circle describes his family's annual spring trip to their camp, where they spend several weeks hunting and fishing for food to supplement their diet f...

Cinco de mayo : celebrating the traditions of Mexico —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

A young Mexican American from California learns about her heritage and celebrates the holiday with her friends, family, and community.

Mardi Gras : a Cajun country celebration —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Introduces a Louisiana Cajun family and their celebration of Mardi Gras including the music, the food, and the costumes.

Lacrosse : the national game of the Iroquois —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Describes the sport of lacrosse, its origins, and connections to the Iroquois, or Haudenosaunee, peoples.

Pueblo storyteller —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

A young Cochiti Indian girl living with her grandparents in the Cochiti Pueblo near Santa Fe, New Mexico, describes her home and family and the day-to-day life and customs of her people.

Celebrating Hanukkah —Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Presents the history, traditions, and significance of Hanukkah as it is celebrated by a Jewish family in San Francisco.