48 pp; paperback; ISBN 978 1 911363 15 6
The canoe was moving very fast! And the river was bubbling like a pot on the fire!
‘Why is the current getting stronger?’ said Níotú. BrrrrrrrrrRRR!
‘Oh, Mummy!’ said the little Indian. ‘A waterfall!’
Without his father’s permision, Níotú goes playing in a canoe in the river. Before long the canoe carries him away in the current. How will the little Indian come home safely?
Níotú is a Red Indian. He lives with his mother and father in a teepee. Around them live the Little Teepee Red Indian tribe. Every day along with his friends, Fataí and Navó, Níotú goes to play in the forest, learning about animals and about nature.
This is the fifth book in the Níotú collection.
As night falls, Níotú comes upon bear tracks in the snow. The little Indian brave is sure the bear is in danger and he follows him through the forest to help him.