These Legends, held sacred by the Cree Indians of the Sandy Lake Reserve, have never before been recorded. Their sole repository has been the memory of elder story-tellers on the reserve. Now, in collaboration with Cree artist Carl Ray, who translated the stories of his tribe and illustrated them, James Stevens makes these classic myths available to the general pucblic. Discover an isolated part of Canada where men with "power"still place curses on adversaries; where old ceremoniesare conducted for the cure of illness and disease. The sacred legends of the windigo, thunderbirds, and avenging gods, are recorded here for the first time.