This book is a unique blending of the Lakota culture and language with fantasy.
Title: The Light Chronicles Book 1 - Stolen Light
Author: V R Janis
Back of Book:
Great Tree, the famed merchant, takes his two children, Wakangli and Iyatan, across the sea to teach them the family business.
Wakangli's powers are not normal for an elf maiden but no one has ever questioned them or used them against her until now. While learning her family trade, Wakangli is kidnapped by her father's traitorous crew because of her powers to locate lost or hidden items. She will have to ally herself with a fierce man who could end up being her doom if her powers are unable to save her.
Light Chronicles Book 1 - Stolen Light
This series has, you guessed it, elves. This series started out based on a dream that I had. A girl gets kidnapped, as they are grabbing her, she starts to glow. That was the beginning of her story.