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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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Jenneli's Dance

Jenneli's Dance

by Elizabeth Denny, illustrated by Christopher Auchter
edition:Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : girls & women, multigenerational, native canadian

Jenneli is a young girl who feels that she is nothing special until she learns about the M├ętis Red River Jig from Grandma Lucee. One day Grandma Lucee enters Jenneli into the jigging contest, and Jenneli is both horrified and excited. With Grandma Lucee's love and support, Jenneli places her doubts and fears aside to dance in the contest.

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Will's Garden

Will's Garden

by Lee Maracle
edition:Paperback
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age: 12
Grade: 7
tagged : values & virtues

Will's Garden is Maracle's first novel that crosses over into Young Adult Fiction. This coming of age story of a young Sto: loh man is set in Sto: loh territory. Will takes the time to re-look at the women in his life, consider his future as a Sto: loh caretaker of the land in the modern world, while dealing with common issues of a teenager, proble …

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Threads of My Life

Threads of My Life

The Testimony of Hilaria Supa Hauman, A Rural Quechua Woman
by Hilaria Supa Huaman, edited by Waltraut Stolben
edition:Paperback
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tagged : women

She loves life in spite of everything. Conceived as the result of a rape, she herself was raped at the age of 14. Her name is Hilaria Supa Huaman. She is 47 years old and self-educated. She has lived in Lima, the capital of Peru. She now lives in Huallaccocha, in Cuzco. She campaigns for agriculture and for the women of the countryside. For more th …

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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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Shuswap Journey

Shuswap Journey

by Harold Eustache
edition:Paperback
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tagged : historical

Journey into Shuswap country in the time of early colonization. A neighbouring Indian tribe from over the Rocky Mountains abducts a group of Shuswap women and a great tale of trouble and triumph unfolds. Based on a traditional Shuswap legend, the story is told by a captured girla Shuswap chief's daughter. Harold Eustache takes us back to a time in …

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The Winona LaDuke Reader

The Winona LaDuke Reader

A Collection of Essential Writings
by Winona LaDuke
edition:Paperback
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, civil rights

This comprehensive book covers such topics as Native American affairs, women's and children's issues, environmental issues and mainstream politics. It's LaDuke's first complete collection of speeches, fictional writing and environmental/political pieces. As an advocate for Native American rights, champion of women's and children's issues, protector …

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Whispering in Shadows

Whispering in Shadows

by Jeannette Armstrong
edition:Paperback
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tagged : contemporary women

The second novel by renowned Okanagan author Jeannette Armstrong traces the life of a young Native woman on a reserve who is exposed to pesticides while working as a fruit picker in the Okanagan Valley.Whispering in Shadows provides a glimpse into the complexities of the contemporary life and psyche of Aboriginal peoples. The novel conveys an impor …

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