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How the Fox Got His Crossed Legs / Edànì Nogèe Wegoo Degèe Adzà

How the Fox Got His Crossed Legs / Edànì Nogèe Wegoo Degèe Adzà

by Virginia Football, illustrated by James Wedzin, translated by Rosa Mantla & Mary Siemens
edition:Hardcover
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : foxes, native american

Fox is howling, crying, for he lost his leg to Bear, all the people wanted to help Fox, but didn't know what to do. Raven is called upon to help retrieve his leg. Will Raven succeed in the quest for Fox's leg?
This dual-language picture book includes an audio and interactive multimedia CD.

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River of Salmon Peoples

River of Salmon Peoples

by Jeannette Armstrong & Gerry William
edition:Paperback
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An expression of the people, culture, ceremony and songs along the Fraser, River of Salmon Peoples captures what the Fraser River, and its most valuable resource, the salmon, means to First Nations communities along its basin. The result of nine community engagements, extensive research over two years, and illuminating photographs and artwork, this …

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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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From Lishamie

From Lishamie

by Albert Canadien
edition:Paperback
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With astonishing detail, Albert Canadien fondly recounts his boyhood years in Lishamie, a traditional Dene camp north of the Mackenzie River, and reflects on the devastating and long-lasting impact residential schooling had on him, his family and his people. Separated at a young age from his parents and forced to attend a strict Catholic boarding s …

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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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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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Voices in the Waterfall

Voices in the Waterfall

by Beth Cuthand
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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tagged : native american, women authors, non-classifiable

Revised and re-released, this ethereal collection of poetry and prose is written in four distinct yet cohesive parts: Our Sacred Spaces, Invasion, Revolution and Return to Our Sacred Spaces. Through haunting and exquisite imagery, poet Beth Cuthand embarks on a lyrical journey heavy with both despair and tender hope. The words linger in your mind, …

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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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Circle Game, The

Circle Game, The

Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada Revised Edition
by Roland Chrisjohn; Sherri Young & Michael Maraun
edition:Paperback
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Was the residential school era a misguided feature of Canada's generous humanitarian inclinations toward Aboriginal peoples? Were the notorious brutal acts of the operators of these schools the sporadic and isolated deeds of a few malign individuals? The authors of The Circle Game shout a resounding "No!" to these and related questions, arguing tha …

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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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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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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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Nk'Mip Chronicles

Nk'Mip Chronicles

Art from the Inkameep Day School
edited by Andrea Walsh
edition:Paperback
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This is a refreshing historical document about identity and education in a Native community in the time of residential schools. Anthony Walsh arrived at the Inkameep Day School in 1932 and started teaching. He had little experience in education but encouraged the children to explore their Aboriginal identity through art and drama.Anthony Walsh's ed …

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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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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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Creating Community

Creating Community

edited by Renate Eigenbrod & Jo-Anne Episkenew
edition:Paperback
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Creating Community is a special book about imagination and challenge. We know that writers try to tell us things. We know that what they tell is culturally-based. But what exactly are Aboriginal authors trying to tell us?Fifteen authors and scholars discuss Aboriginal literature in it's unique Canadian context

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(Ad)dressing Our Words

(Ad)dressing Our Words

Aboriginal Perspectives on Aboriginal Literature
edited by Armand Garnet Ruffo & Greg Young-Ing
edition:Paperback
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This critical anthology of essays by Aboriginal academics provides an in-depth analysis of the emerging body of literature by Aboriginal authors. The contributors study the works of their peers with an insightful understanding of the significance of contemporary literature within Aboriginal cultural paradigms.This critical anthology of essays by Ab …

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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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Red Blood

Red Blood

by Jack Forbes
edition:Paperback
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tagged : political

Red Blood is the first novel by Native American author Jack Forbes whose incredibly prolific writing career includes more than fifteen titles. The novel traces a young Native American man's journey through life, and consequent coming of age, as he travels all over North America seeking insights into his values, relationships, spirituality and cultu …

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