Reason You Walk, The, paperback ed

$22.00

The Reason You Walk is one of five finalists for the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction. 2016 recipient of Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for non-fiction. When his father was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster and musician Wab Kinew (Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation) decided to spend a year reconnecting with the accomplished but distant Ojibwe man who'd raised him. The Reason You Walk spans the year 2012, chronicling painful moments in the past and celebrating renewed hopes and dreams for the future.

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Jon's Tricky Journey: A Story for Inuit Children with Cancer and Their Families, paper ed

$19.95

Jon's Tricky Journey: A Story for Inuit Children with Cancer and Their Families is an important dual language book written for Inuit children and their families as they face childhood cancer diagnosis. Written in Inuktitut and English, the first section of the book tells the story of an Inuit boy Jon’s experience of cancer, starting from first diagnosis. The latter half of the book features information for both parents and caregivers alike.

Price: $19.95

Blanket of Butterflies: A Graphic Novel, A, paper ed 2017 FNCR

$18.95

A Blanket of Butterflies explores the journey of Shinobu, a mysterious stranger who visits Fort Smith, NWT, to retrieve his family's samurai suit of armor and sword from the museum. When he discovers that his grandfather's sword has been lost in a poker game to the man they call "Benny the Bank," he sets out to retrieve it, with the help of a young boy, Sonny, and his grandmother. Together, they face Benny and his men, Torchy, Sfen and the giant they call Flinch. This graphic novel, illustrated in a stark contrast of black and white panels by Scott B.

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Reason You Walk, The, hardcover ed 2017 FNCR

$32.00

The Reason You Walk is one of five finalists for the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction. 2016 recipient of Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for non-fiction. When his father was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster and musician Wab Kinew (Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation) decided to spend a year reconnecting with the accomplished but distant Ojibwe man who'd raised him. The Reason You Walk spans the year 2012, chronicling painful moments in the past and celebrating renewed hopes and dreams for the future.

Price: $32.00

Spirit Doctors (Home DVD Use Only)

$25.00

Spirit Doctors is a DVD by first-time documentary filmmaker with the National Film Board, Marie Burke. She wrote and directed this personal exploration of First Nations healing practices. She chose to work with Okanagan Elders and healers, Mary and Ed Louie. Issues surrounding appropriation and the ethics of recording sacred healing ceremonies are at the heart of this film. Mary and Ed Louie welcome the filmmaker and her crew to their Okanagan home.

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Different Game, A, paper ed

$7.95

A Different Game is part of the Orca Young Readers Series and is the sequel to Murphy and Mousetrap by author Sylvia Olsen. The same characters are back at school and are entering grade seven. The sport of soccer is popular and the fabulous four, Murphy, Danny, Jeff and Albert have moved on from the reserve school to a community middle school. The group tries out for the soccer team and it is then that the friends wonder what is ailing Albert, the reserve school's soccer superstar. Murphy finds a new friendship with Molly and the group all try to determine what is the matter with Albert.

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Understanding Cancer: Mishoo's Story, paper ed, LIMITED QUANTITIES

$14.95

Understanding Cancer: Mishoo's Story is part of the Ningwakwe's Healthy Life Series written by John Rice. This 24-page literacy reader is designed for the LBS Level 3 and tells the personal story of an Ojibwe grandfather and his granddaughter as they discuss the recent death of the man's daughter as a result of cancer. The grandfather gently answers his granddaughter's questions about the loss of her beloved aunt. Grandfather offers guidance based on medical information he received from the cancer doctor as well as offering support to a questioning child dealing with loss.

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Under the Mesquite, hardcover ed

$18.95

Under the Mesquite is a 224-page moving free-verse, coming of age novel told in the first person by Lupita, a teen with a large Mexican American family living in small-town Texas. In her first year of high school Lupita learns that her beloved Mother has cancer. So the teen bravely takes care of her seven younger siblings as she retains her love of words and writing poetry. Mother was an amazing gardener and draws strength from her flowers planted in the yard near the little mesquite tree.

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Medicine Ways: Disease, Health, and Survival Among Native Americans, paper ed

$88.00

Medicine Ways: Disease, Health, and Survival Among Native Americans is edited by Clifford E. Trafzer (Wyandot), professor of history and director of Native American Studies at the University of California, Riverside; and Diane Weiner, professional research anthropologist at the American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles.

Price: $88.00

Every Day Is A Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women, paper ed

$22.95

Wilma Mankiller: Wilma Mankiller was an author, activist, and former principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. Her roots were planted deep in the rural community Mankiller Flats in Adair County, Oklahoma, where she spent most of her life. She has been honored with many awards, including the Presidental Medal of Freedom, and has received honorary degrees from such esteemed institutions as Yale University, Dartmouth College, and Smith College. Wilma Mankiller died in 2010 after a long battle with cancer.

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