This Place: 150 Years Retold is a 296-page graphic novel anthology just released in April 2019 by Highwater Press. A graphic anthology with a foreword by Alicia Elliott, that showcases 11 Indigenous writers, eight illustrators, and two colour artists. It presents Canadian history over the last 150 years from multiple viewpoints, including Métis, Inuit, Dene, Cree, Anishinaabe, and Mi’kmaq. The anthology is visually captivating.
Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future: Oral Traditions and Storytelling is one of the titles in the six-volume series published by Beech Street Books. Author Anita Yasuda brings important details about unique oral traditions and traditional stories as well as general information about First Nations and Inuit narratives. In this 32-page book written by Anita Yasuda for Beech Street Books is designed for elementary students from grades 4 to 7.
Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future is a six volume set of 32-page books written by Simon Rose for Beech Street Books. Designed for elementary students from grades 4 to 7 the books offer introductions to the history of Indigenous Peoples in the story of Canada. One volume is called Spiritually that explores spiritually in its many forms including topics such as worldview, ceremonies, the shaman, the sweat lodges, and sacred ceremonies today.
Canadian Celebrations: National Indigenous Peoples Day is part of a new primary-level information title that explores some uniquely Canadian holidays and the people who celebrate them. In this 24-page book children’s author Heather Hudak introduces primary level readers to the June 21st national holiday now called Indigenous Peoples Day. It was once called Aboriginal Day but was recently modified to make sure all Canadians know that it refers to First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples.
Welcome to New France: Religion in New France is one of six volumes in Beech Street Books series about the early development of New France written for elementary level students in grades 4 to 6. Written by Racquel Foran the 32-page title offers basic information about the history of New France from the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries. Each title is organized into six chapters each about 2 pages in length with colour illustrations and photographs, maps, charts, sidebars, glossary of new terms, additional resources, and an index.
Surviving the City written by Tasha Spillett, Nehiyaw (Cree) and Trinidadian, with effective illustrations from Metis artist Natasha Donovan brings the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls to intermediate and secondary level readers. This 56-page graphic novel in the Debwe Series from Highwater Press presents the story of two teen girls attending an urban high school in Winnipeg.
Indigenous Peoples' Contributions to Canada: Indigenous Peoples in Arts and Music is one of the four-title series published by Beech Street Books for elementary students that provides information about the role of First Nation, Inuit and Métis individuals and organizations to the area of the Arts including sculpture, painting, performance, theatre, film, traditional arts, music as well as the traditional fine art and craft. Four chapters discuss Sculpture and Memorial Poles; Painting and Painters; Movies; and Traditional and Modern Music.
Indigenous Peoples' Contributions to Canada: Indigenous Peoples in Politics is one of the four-title series published by Beech Street Books for elementary students that provides information about the role of First Nation, Inuit and Métis individuals and organizations to the area of political life and government. The book covers the national political scene with information about the Assembly of First Nations and its history and efforts to improve the lives of Indigenous People in Canada. This 24-page book has a Guided Reading Level: T.