Nashasha is teased unmercifully by her classmates. Called Chiizhii, the girl with the rough skin, she dreads having to go to school every day, and dreams of being free like an eagle, soaring above the towering rock formations.
Luckily, Nashasha is blessed with a wise grandmother, and she gains strength from listening to her grandmothers oral stories. One evening after school, Nashashas grandmother tells her about the uses of chee. By practicing what she learns, Nashasha discovers a way to stop the teasing.
With troubles familiar to all schoolchildren, Nashashas story will hearten those facing peer pressure, teasing, and discrimination.