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Everyone who has read Peter Jumping Horse will agree that this amusing sequel about the Ojibway Indians of Loon Bay in Canada is just as full of fun and excitement as the earlier book.
This time, Peter, with his brother Brick and their irrepressible eighty-two-year-old grandmother, fly by bush plane to the famous and picturesque Calgary Stampede in western Canada. With other Indians, cowboys, and Mounties, they are to lead the Grand Parade that opens the Stampede. Peter is entrusted with the sacred tribal drum, and he is also supposed to keep Big Grannie out of trouble. But she manages to get thrown out of Woolworth's, ride a bucking bronco in the rodeo, and stampede a chuck wagon into the parade in honor of her favorite heroine.
Gordon Langley Hall taught at an Ojibway school in Canada, and writes of Indian reservation life with humor and affection. This is a refreshingly different Indian story, lively and authentic. (From the dust jacket)
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