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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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Broken But Not Dead

Broken But Not Dead

by Joylene Nowell Butler
edition:Paperback
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Brendell Kisêpîsim Meshango is of Métis heritage and a PhD university professor in Prince George, British Columbia. When Brendell resigns from the university and retreats to her isolated cabin to repair her psyche, she is confronted by a masked intruder. His racial comments lead her to believe she is the solitary victim of a hate crime. Howe …

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When the Spirits Dance

When the Spirits Dance

by Larry Loyie, with Constance Brissenden
edition:Paperback
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : cultural heritage, native canadian

When Lawrence's father goes overseas with the Canadian Army during the Second World War, the young Cree boy struggles to grow up while wrestling with the meaning of war. With Papa gone, Mama raises the children alone. Traditional foods such as wild meat and fish are scarce, and many other foods are rationed.
Angry about the changes and confused abo …

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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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Opening in the Sky

Opening in the Sky

by Armand Garnet Ruffo
edition:Paperback
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tagged : canadian

Opening in the Sky is Armand Ruffo's first collection of poetry. Drawing from his Ojibway heritage, the author explores identity, alienation, liberation, love and loss. His poems examine the violence against the Native peoples and the land. Black-and-white illustrations by Leo Yerxa are also featured in the book.

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