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How Raven Turned Black

How Raven Turned Black
Carla Taylor

How Raven Turned Black tells the story of how the animals were first given their colours. Raven tries to reserve the most beautiful colours for himself, until the other birds find out and hatch a plan.

Doherty said she first heard a longer version of the tale, told by Charles Neyelle of Délı̨nę. She decided to adapt just the first part of the story, and also to use it as a way to teach some words for different colours and plants.