Sometimes you just hear a melody on the wind,
or in your memory,
or an emotion causes you to start humming,
or you are looking at clouds or some hills,
And a pattern in them gives you a melody.
-Severt Young Bear
Standing in the Light: A Lakota Way of Seeing
This 36 page, full color children’s story book by Liz Fayer and Joanna Jones (Illustrated by Fayer) is about Sage, a young Lakota girl. Sage learns about nature through the wisdom of her relatives. In the story, Lakota Cultural information is presented on bison skins. Five Lakota Women Elders are honored in this book to remind us of all the strong Lakota Women throughout history.