The Gift of the Stars: An ongoing Meegiwaewinan is a collection of short stories in English and Ojibwe languages. The Story "The Bear" is about child psychological, verbal and physical abuse although not described specifically. Basil Johnston has a long history of authenticity on Ojibwe culture and history and history and his stereotypes and inappropriateness is minor compared to his promotion of Anishinaabe language. Please use this book as inappropriate and stereo typical. Not recommended for classroom and school libraries.