Ask DJ Lyons: Other versions of legend called Rainbow Crow
Rainbow Crow by Nancy Van Laan
This beguiling fable tells how the selfless crow lost his brilliant plumage when he interceded with the Great Sky Spirit on behalf of his animal friends--who were being buried in a snowstorm. Ages 3-7. Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Beautiful Lenape Indian legend called Rainbow Crow by Nancy Van Laan
Nancy Van Laan published a beautiful Lenape Indian legend called "Rainbow Crow." She collected this story from Bill "Whipporwill" Thompson - a Lenape Indian elder.
Who were the Lenape Indians? They were a northeastern Indian tribe based around Pennsylvania.
For more facts about the Lenape Indians, feel free to check out this great link for kids.
Facts for Kids: Lenni Lenape Indian Tribe
- Facts for Kids: Lenni Lenape Indian Tribe (Delaware Indians, Lenapes)
Information about the Delaware or Lenni Lenape Indians of New Jersey for students and teachers. Covers Leni Lenape villages, clothing, food, shelter, culture, and the history of the Lenape tribe.
Professional Storyteller Debbie Dunn performs Rainbow Crow
Check out this hub link where Debbie Dunn performs this beautiful story.
- Ask DJ Lyons to perform story: Rainbow Crow by Nancy Van Laan
Professional Storyteller performed the story entitled Rainbow Crow at a Greeneville, Tennessee nursing home in the spring of 2009. Have you ever wondered how Crow came to look and act the way that...
Who else is performing this story?
Check out these other delightful videos of the "Rainbow Crow" tale. They have a delightful technique to highlight and enhance the illustrations. Enjoy!
The Rainbow Crow part 1.wmv
The Rainbow Crow part 2.wmv.wmv
The Rainbow Crow part 3.wmv
The Rainbow Crow part 4.wmv
2 Elementary School groups acts out this story
Check out the school play where a group of kids act out the story of "Rainbow Crow."
Rainbow Crow Rap
A gentleman tells his version of the story
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