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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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Dancing with the Cranes

Dancing with the Cranes

by Jeannette Armstrong, illustrated by Ron Hall
edition:Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : native canadian, death & dying

Dancing with the Cranes gives an understanding of birth, life and death. Chi's momma is soon to have a baby, but Chi is having a hard time being happy about it. Chi misses Temma (her grandma), who has passed away. Chi's momma and daddy help ease the pain of losing Temma and help Chi to understand life and death as a part of nature. Chi soon finds h …

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Dah Dzahge Esigits

Dah Dzahge Esigits

by Angela Dennis; Regina Louie; Odeila Dennis; Hostelma Pauline Hawkins; Edosdi Dr. Judy Thompson, illustrated by Peter Morin; Una-Ann Moyer & Tsema Igharas
edition:Paperback
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Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : alphabet, native canadian, school & education

In this illustrated children’s title, the Taltan alphabet is featured along with the 47 sounds of the Taltan language. The Taltan Alphabet portrayed in Dah Dzahge Esigits: We Write Our Language is a resource for learners to match sounds to symbols. It is also for those who can already speak Taltan but want to learn the alphabet to help them read …

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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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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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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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Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher

by Stella Calahasen
edition:Paperback
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age: 12 to 14
Grade: 7 to 9
tagged : bedtime & dreams, native canadian

When nightmares start troubling her, young Marin goes to her grandmother's home to see an Elder. After visiting with the Elder Maskwa, Marin better understands her dreams and the importance of ritual, respect and connection to the Great Spirit, Kici Manitow. With the help of her family, Marin makes a dream catcher. It helps her appreciate herself a …

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Racin' Jason

Racin' Jason

by Elaine Wagner, illustrated by Janet Kaszonyi
edition:Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : horses, native canadian

Racin' Jason is an uplifting tale of one orphan boy's unwavering faith in the abandoned Appaloosa colt that he raises and transforms into a racehorse. Jason develops a special bond with the colt that he names Binesi, or Thunderbird, for the noise his hooves will one day make when he gallops by the other horses. Jason enters Binesi in the annual Coc …

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Two Trails Narrow

Two Trails Narrow

by Stephen McGregor
edition:Paperback
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tagged : non-classifiable, native american & aboriginal, cultural heritage

Ryman McGregor and Abraham Scott have a lot in common. Both are Algonquin half-breeds unhappily attending St. Xavier's Residential School in Ontario and desperately seeking to escape the harsh hands of the abusive Jesuit priests. One night, the boys—along with Ryman's sister—decide to make a break for it, but RCMP trackers quickly pick up thei …

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Zoe and the Fawn

Zoe and the Fawn

by Catherine Jameson, illustrated by Julie Flett
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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age: 5 to 7
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : native canadian

An adventure begins when Zoe finds a lone fawn in the forest and helps search for its mother. But who could the mother be? A bunny? A fish? Join Zoe and her father as they encounter many woodland animals and learn their Native names along the way.

The tale is simple yet charming. Zoe's inquisitive nature is endearing, as is her father's gentle patie …

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Aboriginality and Governance

Aboriginality and Governance

A Multlidisciplinary Perspective
edited by Christie Gordon
edition:Paperback
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The discussion of Aboriginal governance is a highly contested site which brings together history, political theory (both Indigenous and Western), and legal theory, as well as culture, identity and notions of nationhood and citizenship. Gordon Christie has assembled a set of articles from a group of Quebécois academics who lend their perspectives a …

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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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tagged : native american

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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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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Dancing With the Cranes

Dancing With the Cranes

by Jeannette Armstrong
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : native canadian

Dancing with the Cranes gives an understanding of birth, life and death. Chi's momma is soon to have a baby, but Chi is having a hard time being happy about it. Chi misses Temma (her grandma), who has passed away. Chi's momma and daddy help ease the pain of losing Temma and help Chi to understand life and death as a part of nature. Chi soon finds h …

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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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Creating Community

Creating Community

edited by Renate Eigenbrod & Jo-Anne Episkenew
edition:Paperback
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tagged : native american studies

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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Bent Box

Bent Box

by Lee Maracle
edition:Paperback
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Bent Box is the first collection of poetry by Lee Maracle. The poems speak volumes of emotion ranging from quiet desperation to bitter anger to the depths of love. Maracle adds a rich blend of prose and poetry to her impressive list of fiction and autobiographical titles which include Bobbi Lee: Indian Rebel, I Am Woman, Ravensong, Sundogs and her …

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Meshom and the Little One

Meshom and the Little One

Revised Edition
by Elaine Wagner, 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, multigenerational

After ten-year-old Shawna moves to the West Coast with her mother, she misses Meshom (her grandfather) but is surprised when he arrives for her birthday.

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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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Voices in the Waterfall

Voices in the Waterfall

by Beth Cuthand
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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tagged : canadian

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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