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Wild Woman Alphabet

Wild Woman Alphabet

by Doris Muise
edition:Hardcover
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : counting & numbers, girls & women

"A bunch of wild women once wandered this land and thought that their dinners had gotten too bland. They set out in search of fine foods they could get and ate up the sounds of the whole alphabet."
Wild Woman's Alphabet is a quirky ABC children's title with Indigenous themes and images in the text and collaged illustrations.

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Gatherings XV

Gatherings XV

Youth Water Anthology
edited by Greg Younging
edition:Paperback
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age: 13 to 17
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : aboriginal & indigenous, canada

The Gatherings-Water project reflects the cultural rejuvenation of Indigenous Youth in B.C. It is not only a revival of a respected anthology series, but also a new level of engagement between publishing house and community, between established writers and emerging voices, and finally a testament to the connection of Indigenous Youth with the life- …

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Red Rooms

Red Rooms

by Cherie Dimaline
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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age: 13 to 17
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : literary, native american & aboriginal

Naomi, an Indigenous chambermaid in a busy downtown hotel, amuses herself by imagining the past, present and future lives of five hotel guests, whom she observed in passing, in the hotel lobby and through relics left in their rooms. Struck by their remains, their footprints and their clues, Naomi patches them together to weave tales of infatuation …

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The Country of Sen-om-tuse (sn?amtus)

The Country of Sen-om-tuse (sn?amtus)

Growing Up the Traditional Coville-Okanogan Way
by Andrew Joseph, Sr., illustrated by Keith Powell, foreword by Susanna Hayes
edition:Paperback
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age: 13 to 17
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : aboriginal & indigenous, canada

Learning the importance of self-sufficiency and hard work from his parents and cultural teachers early in, life Andy Joseph Sr. carved out a career as a skilled laborer, accomplished athlete and elected leader of the Colville Business Council.
When Andy started school, knowing nearly nothing of English, he quickly became proficient in the exclusiv …

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Indigenous Earth: Praxis and Transformation

Indigenous Earth: Praxis and Transformation

edited by Ellen Simmons
edition:Paperback
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tagged : multicultural education

This book is a collection of essays by Indigenous scholars and leaders which has been organized to share theories, research, experiences, as well as their methods in the application of Indigenous Knowledge. The idea to publish a collection of essays which would focus on framing the concept of Traditional Ecological Knowledge theories and practice, …

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Goodbye Buffalo Bay

Goodbye Buffalo Bay

by Larry Loyie, with Constance Brissenden
edition:Paperback
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age: 12 to 100
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : cultural heritage, canada, aboriginal & indigenous

Drama and humour combine in Goodbye Buffalo Bay by award-winning Cree author Larry Loyie. The sequel to the award-winning book As Long as the Rivers Flow and the award-finalist When the Spirits Dance, Goodbye Buffalo Bay is set during the author's teenaged years. In his last year in residential school, Lawrence learns the power of friendship and fi …

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Sky Woman

Sky Woman

Indigenous Women Who Have Shaped, Moved, or Inspired Us.
edited by Sandra Laronde
edition:Paperback
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tagged : anthologies (multiple authors)

When Sky Woman fell from the upper world through a hole in the sky, earth was born. Since then, as Indigenous women, we have been resourceful, resilient and remarkable in our will to keep falling and moving forward. We fall to better ground because of the shining example of the incandescent lives of those who have gone before us. - From the introdu …

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My Life in a Kwagu'l Big House

My Life in a Kwagu'l Big House

by Diane Jacobson
edition:Paperback
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age: 12 to 100
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : general (see also headings under social topics), cultural heritage, aboriginal & indigenous

Honey Jacobson considered herself lucky to live in the last semi-traditional big house of the Kwagu'l people: a four-storey house filled with a loving extended family of cousins, uncles, aunts and the patriarch and matriarch of the household, Grandpa Moses and Granny Axu. While new smaller houses were spreading throughout her community, Honey real …

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Box of Treasures or Empty Box?

Box of Treasures or Empty Box?

Twenty Years of Section 35
edited by Ardith Walkem & Halie Bruce
edition:Paperback
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tagged : native american, indigenous peoples, post-confederation (1867-)

Over twenty years ago, Aboriginal and Treaty Rights were included in Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. They provided the basis for recognition of the unique status of Indigenous Peoples within Canada. After four first ministers' conferences on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters failed to produce any substantial agreement between Indigenous …

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My Life with the Salmon

My Life with the Salmon

by Diane Jacobson
edition:Paperback
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age: 12 to 100
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : science & technology, aboriginal & indigenous, environmental conservation & protection

Diane "Honey" Jacobson's latest book is an important comment about First Nations efforts to save the salmon and her personal youthful journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life. Like the style in her first book My Life in a Kwagu'l Big House, Diane's style in My Life with the Salmon is full of action, amazing adventures and fascinating co …

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Crisp Blue Edges

Crisp Blue Edges

Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction
by Rasunah Marsden
edition:Paperback
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tagged : native american

The work gathered in this anthology spans a wide range of formats and styles: essay, biography, story, prose and journalism. Pertinent pieces include "Albums That Saved My Life" by Richard Van Camp, "Iron Yells" by Gerry William and "Feast of Four Winds" by Beth Cuthand.

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Slash

Slash

by Jeannette Armstrong
edition:Paperback
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age: 12 to 100
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : canada, aboriginal & indigenous

Slash is Jeannette Armstrong's first novel. It poignantly traces the struggles, pain and alienation of a young Okanagan man who searches for truth and meaning in his life. Recognized as an important work of literature, Slash is used in high schools, colleges and universities.

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