Cedar Woman By: Debra Shiveley Welch
"Lena Cedar Woman Young Bear, a daughter of the Lakota Sioux, opens the first high-end Native American restaurant in Central Ohio.
This is her story.
Born in May Hill, Ohio, Lena Cedar Woman travels to Columbus at age 12 after tragedy befalls her family. Here, in the capital city, a chance encounter leads her to her destiny.
Walk with her as she changes the lives and fortunes of those she loves.
Follow her to powwow where she meets her half-side.
Rejoice with her at the grand opening of her restaurant.
Cedar Woman allows the reader to learn the ways, and some of the language of The People, while also offering romance and discovery."
This 'Native American' story was very well written with some very interesting characters that will definitely keep your attention and what a read about Lena Cedar Woman Young Bear. This author really presents to the reader a descriptive story that will cover the 'cultures, ceremonies as well as their honor of mother earth' of the Lakota Sioux. This was a beautiful story of how they practiced 'patience, love of nature and honesty' being portrayed, to beautiful scenes such as the dances along with joys to even heartache. I loved the beginning of each chapter how it gave such a wonderful read of what the chapter held for the reader as well as at the end of the novel the reader will be get some wonderful recipes that were mentioned in the novel. This is definitely a enjoyable as well as informative read that the reader can learn so much of the the Sioux's culture. In the end the reader gets quite a touching wonderful story.