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Media Gallery - First Nations
“As It Was in the Beginning,” by Pauline Johnson (Mohawk), from Spider Woman's Granddaughters: Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Women, by Paula Gunn Allen, New York: Fawcett Columbine; Toronto: Distributed by Random House of Canada, 1989