Aboriginal Canadian Communities: Huron-Wendat Community is one of the titles in the Beech Street Books series, Aboriginal Canadian Communities developed for elementary social studies students in grades two to five. Each title consists of four chapters and covers each nation’s historic and current lands, daily and family life, spirituality and celebrations, and tools and technologies. The Huron Wendat Nation was called Huron by the early French visitors to Turtle Island and they called themselves Wendat meaning peninsula people. The Huron-Wendat lived along the St.
Les Communautés Autochtones Canadiennes: Les Odawas is the French language edition of Indigenous Communities in Canada: Odawa Community. This volume is an elementary level information book from Beech Street Books about the past and present-day culture and history of the Odawa Nation. The Odawa are allies of the Ojibwe and Potawatomi and together they are known as the Three Fires Confederacy. Influenced by the climate and land around the rivers and waterways of the Great Lakes, these Peoples created complex societies that depended on the animals of the region.
‘Indigenous Communities in Canada: Salish Community’ in French is an elementary level information book from Beech Street Books about the past and present-day culture and history of Salish communities living in the southwest region of Canada and northwest United States as Coast or Interior Salish. Salish life at school and work changed dramatically when traditional ways were restricted. Restrictions were challenged with the Salish recovery of their right to fish for food and to education. Salish traditionally eat off the land through hunting and fishing using fishing poles and other means.
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.
Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future: Oral Traditions and Storytelling is one of the titles in the 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 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.