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The Girl and the Wolf

The Girl and the Wolf

by Katherena Vermette, illustrated by Julie Flett
edition:Hardcover
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age: 0 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : native canadian, wolves & coyotes, survival stories

While picking berries with her mother, a little girl wanders too far into the woods. When she realizes she is lost, she begins to panic. A large grey wolf makes a sudden appearance between some distant trees. Using his sense of smell, he determines where she came from and decides to help her. Through a series of questions from the wolf, the little …

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The Rabbit's Race

The Rabbit's Race

by Deborah L. Delaronde, illustrated by Virginia McCoy
edition:Hardcover
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : rabbits, multigenerational, country & ethnic

Joey brings his grandfather to school for Grandparents Day to tell a story about two little bush rabbits who come out of the forest to search for food. A young jackrabbit challenges them to a race, promising to share his food if the bush rabbits win. Who will win?

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I Like Who I Am

I Like Who I Am

by Tara White, illustrated by Lee Claremont
edition:Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : bullying, native canadian

Celina is a young Mohawk girl who moves to her mother's home reserve. She is teased by her classmates who tell her that she is not Mohawk and does not belong because she has blond hair and blue eyes. Celina starts to believe her classmates and decides not to dance at an upcoming Pow Wow. But her great-grandmother helps Celina understand that being …

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The Little Duck Sikihpsis

The Little Duck Sikihpsis

by Beth Cuthand, translated by Stan Cuthand, illustrated by Mary Longman
edition:Hardcover
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tagged : native american

An enchanting children's story about a little mud duck who wanted to be a handsome Plains Cree dancer, and how the Cree helped him be happy with himself as a duck. The little mud duck would fly over the Cree camp and observe the people. One day he decided to dress up like a Cree dancer and walk to the camp. When he is ignored by the dancers, the lo …

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Red Rooms

Red Rooms

by Cherie Dimaline
edition: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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First Wives Club

First Wives Club

Coast Salish Style
by Lee Maracle
edition:Paperback
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tagged : short stories (single author), marriage & family

This poignant and powerful collection of short stories provides revealing glimpses into the life experiences of an Aboriginal woman, a university professor, an activist and a single mother. With lyrical eloquence, Lee Maracle takes the reader on a deeply stirring and emotional journey that is at times humorous and heart-wrenching but not soon to be …

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Where Mary Went

Where Mary Went

by Lynne Sherry McLean
edition:Paperback
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tagged : historical

Mary Fisher has not had an easy life. Forced into a residential institute after the death of her mother, she and her siblings suffer appalling abuse and neglect. While many around her languish, Mary grows stronger. A precocious child, Mary matures into a resilient woman with a kind heart and quick smile that endears her to everyone she meets and tw …

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Just a Walk

Just a Walk

by Jordan Wheeler, illustrated by Christopher Auchter
edition:Paperback
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : humorous stories, native canadian

A young boy named Chuck goes for a simple walk that turns into a day of crazy adventures. Chuck encounters animals, fish and birds that lead him on a wild journey throughout their habitats.

Jordan Wheeler's whimsical rhyming will capture the young readers attention and Chuck's hilarious predicaments will keep all ages laughing for more.

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People of the Land

People of the Land

Legends of the Four Host First Nations
introduction by Tewanee Joseph, by (artist) Aaron Nelson-Moody & Glenn George
edition:Hardcover
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tagged : native american, canadian

The sacred legends of four First Nations—Lil'wat, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh—have been passed down from generation to generation through the Elders and are integral to the teachings and Oral Traditions of First Nations peoples. These stories link people to the land and to each other, passing on Traditional Knowledge and history. For …

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The Legend of the Caribou Boy / Ekwò Dozhìa Wegondl

The Legend of the Caribou Boy / Ekwò Dozhìa Wegondl

by George Blondin, illustrated by Ray McSwain, translated by Mary Rose Sundberg
edition:Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : native american, deer, moose & caribou

Maintaining the Dene storytelling tradition of passing along the teachings to their children, John Blondin relayed the story of The Legend of the Caribou Boy as he heard it from his father, George Blondin a respected Elder and storyteller. Now written down in dual language the legend is passed on to you. Discover one small part of Dene history and …

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Looking After Me

Looking After Me

by Denise Lecoy, illustrated by Marie-Micheline Hamelin
edition:Paperback
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : native canadian, daily activities

A sweet story about a little Quail who, through the love of his family, learns life lessons about feelings, emotions and expressing oneself.

Written for children of all backgrounds, with colorful illustrations, this story shares the important message of healthy living.

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Taking Care of Mother Earth

Taking Care of Mother Earth

by Leanne Flett Kruger, illustrated by Marie-Micheline Hamelin
edition:Paperback
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection

Charlie and Grandma are doing chores around the house. While doing the chores, Grandma shares loving stories with Charlie about how to take care of mother earth.

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Chuck in the City

Chuck in the City

by Jordan Wheeler, illustrated by Christopher Auchter
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : humorous stories, stories in verse, native canadian

Chuck loves a good adventure. He proved that in Just a Walk. Now Chuck and his mom are heading to the city to visit his grandmother in her new condo. He knows he shouldn't wander off, but the lure of the lively city streets proves too much for a curious little boy to resist.

A rhythmic ebbing and flowing of words and phrases punctuates Chuck's excit …

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Following Nimishoomis

Following Nimishoomis

The Oral History Dediaayaanimanook Sarah Keesick Olsen
by Helen Agger
edition:Paperback
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Following Nimishoomis provides a detailed history of the Namegosibiing Trout Lake community in northwestern Ontario through the life story of Dedibaayaanimanook Sarah Keesick Olsen as told by her daughter. Namegosibiing was Dedibaayaanimanook's ancestral homeland where she was born in 1922 and where she gained firsthand knowledge about traditional …

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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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Deadly Loyalties

Deadly Loyalties

by Jennifer Storm
edition:Paperback
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age: 12 to 100
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : violence, aboriginal & indigenous, coming of age

Blaise is a fairly average Native girl growing up in Winnipeg and dealing with the normal triggers of teenage angst—parents, school, friends. Then her best friend is murdered by the Reds, a local gang, and she is the only witness. For protection, she turns to a rival gang called the West Bloods and her life changes forever. She must quickly learn …

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Yamozha and His Beaver Wife / Yamoozha Ey|ts’o Wets’èkeè Tsa

Yamozha and His Beaver Wife / Yamoozha Ey|ts’o Wets’èkeè Tsa

as told by Vital Thomas, illustrated by Archie Beaulieu, translated by Mary Siemens
edition:Hardcover
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : native american

A powerful medicine man, Yamozha is prominent in many Dene stories. In this vividly illustrated legend, Yamozha forgets a promise to his wife and she transforms into a giant beaver. Determined to turn her back into a woman, he sets off in search of her, but his efforts are in vain because she does not wish to be caught. According to the legend, Yam …

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The Old Man with the Otter Medicine

The Old Man with the Otter Medicine

by John Blondin
edition:Hardcover
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It is winter and the people are starving. There are no fish. They must seek the help of a medicine man to save them. The Man with the Otter Medicine tells of medicine power, the struggle for survival and an important part of the history and culture of the Dene people as it has been passed down through stories and legends for generations.

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Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Stories from the Kamloops Indian Residential School
edited by Jack Agnes
edition:Paperback
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tagged : post-confederation (1867-)

Behind Closed Doors features written testimonials from thirty-two individuals who attended the Kamloops Indian Residential School. The school was one of many infamous residential schools that operated from 1893 to 1979. The storytellers remember and share with us their stolen time at the school; many stories are told through courageous tears.

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Weesquachak

Weesquachak

by Ruby Slipperjack
edition:Paperback
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tagged : native american studies, literary

At times heart-stopping, at times heartbreaking, but always alive with a mixture of irresistible characters and real emotions, this story is a testament to the saving graces of community, of family, of tradition.

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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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The Gathering Tree

The Gathering Tree

by Larry Loyie, with Constance Brissenden, illustrated by Heather D. Holmlund
edition:Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : native canadian, diseases, illnesses & injuries

The Gathering Tree is a beautifully illustrated children's book about HIV/AIDS. Written by award-winning First Nations author Larry Loyie and co-author Constance Brissenden, it is a gentle, positive story of a First Nations family facing HIV. After eleven-year-old Tyler and his younger sister Shay-Lyn learn their favorite cousin Robert has HIV, the …

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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 Moccasins

The Moccasins

by Earl Einarson, illustrated by Julie Flett
edition:Paperback
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : adoption, native canadian

This is an endearing story of a young Aboriginal foster child who is given a special gift by his foster mother. Her gift of warmth and thoughtfulness helps her young foster children by encouraging self-esteem, acceptance and love. Written as a simple story, it speaks of a positive foster experience.

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Q'Sapi

Q'Sapi

A History of Okanagan People as told by Okanagan families
by Shirley Louis
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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Q'sapi, meaning "long time ago," is a book that traces the history of the Okanagan People. The People of the Okanagan Nation are located in the interior valley of British Columbia and all the way down past the border into the United States. Containing conversations with Elders and other members of the community, this book shares their personal expe …

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Unusual Friendships

Unusual Friendships

A Little Black Cat and a Little White Rat
by Beatrice Mosionier, illustrated by Rebecca Belmore
edition:Paperback
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This story of an unusual friendship between a black cat and a white rat is full of colourful Métis affectations. With subtle references to the life of a Métis, the black cat is not accepted at the cat show as he is not considered a purebred. The white rat fiddles a tune, encouraging all the cats to learn to jig. They join together and achieve sta …

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Crisp Blue Edges

Crisp Blue Edges

Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction
by Rasunah Marsden
edition:Paperback
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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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Stories And Images Of What The Horse Has Done For Us

Stories And Images Of What The Horse Has Done For Us

An Illustrated History of Okanagan Ranching and Rodeo
edited by Bill Cohen
edition:Paperback
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tagged : native american studies, horses

This book is a photo journal of the special relationship between the horse and the Okanagan people. Included are stories from Okanagan oral tradition, Okanagan Elders' statements, and stories about the people and events depicted in the photographs.Photographs date from the late 1800s to the 1990s; most date from the first half of the twentieth cent …

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Kwulasulwut II

Kwulasulwut II

II
by White, Ellen, illustrated by Bill Cohen
edition:Paperback
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This is Ellen White's sequel to Kwulasulwut: Stories from the Coast Salish. The new volume features four more freshly written and translated English versions of traditional Salish legends adapted for children.

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