Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum, Inc., 1991. Co-authored with Joseph Bruchac. Illustrated by John Kahionhes Fadden. 48 pages, paper, 9" x 12" trim, for parents, teachers, naturalists, storytellers.
Illustrated with beautiful line drawings. Co-authored and illustrated by Native Americans. Includes chapters that describe in detail the educational theory of the book; traditional native teaching; background information on Native American stories, storytelling and traditional storytelling techniques; descriptions of the Native North American cultures described in the book, and Appendices providing extensive reading lists on Native Americans and Environmental Studies, as well as readings for children and adults by chapter for Keepers of the Animals.
- Keepers of the Animals won the Association of Children's Booksellers 1992 Choice Award, Collections Category.
- Keepers of the Animals was American Bookseller's 1991 "Pick of the List."