Aboriginal Biographies: Athletes, hardcover ed

$29.95

Aboriginal Biographies: Athletes is one of the 2013 titles in Weigl Educational Publishers series about outstanding First Nation, Inuit, and Métis athletes. This title provides biographical details about the lives and careers of Tom Longboat Onondaga long distance runner; Colette Bourgonje Metis paralympic racer; Alwyn Morris Mohawk Olympic kayaker; Richard Peter Cowichan wheelchair basketball; Monica Pinette Metis pentathlete; and Jordin Tootoo Inuk hockey player.

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This Land is My Land, paper ed

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This Land Is My Land is the award-winning book written and illustrated by Plains Cree artist George Littlechild. This internationally known artist combines compelling text with a series of powerful images he created to explain the importance of his family's history. His goal is to heighten awareness of the history and experiences of the Plains Cree in Canada. By focusing on his personal family history, the artist succeeds in expressing the pain and joy of his healing journey. In this book the reader begins to understand the struggle of First Nations and the beauty of their cultures.

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Residential Schools, With the Words and Images of Survivors, A National History Now Available

$34.95

Residential Schools, With the Words and Images of Survivors, A National History honours the survivors, the former students, who attended residential schools. Designed for the general reader this accessible, 112-page history offers a first-person perspective of the residential school system in Canada, as it shares the memories of more than 70 survivors from across Canada as well as 125 archival and contemporary images (65 black & white photographs, 51 colour, some never before published).

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Rebel: Gabriel Dumont, The, paper ed

$16.95

The Rebel: Gabriel Dumont is one book in the Tales from Big Spirit series. Tales from Big Spirit is a unique six-book graphic novel series that delves into the stories of six great Indigenous heroes from Canadian history—some already well known and others who deserve to be. Designed to correspond to grades 4–6 social studies curriculums across Canada, these full colour graphic novels could be used in literature circles, novel studies, and book clubs to facilitate discussion of social studies topics.

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Poet: Pauline Johnson, The, paper ed

$16.95

The Poet: Pauline Johnson is one book in the Tales from Big Spirit series from Highwater Press. Tales from Big Spirit is a unique six-book graphic novel series that delves into the stories of six great Indigenous heroes from Aboriginal peoples and Canadian history—some already well known and others who deserve to be. Designed to correspond to grades 4–6 social studies curriculums across Canada, these full colour graphic novels could be used in literature circles, novel studies, and book clubs to facilitate discussion of social studies topics.

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Kids Book of Canadian Immigration, The, hardcover ed

$19.95

The Kids Book of Canadian Immigration examines the history of Canadian immigration featuring stories from a number of ethnic groups, profiles of well-known immigrants, and first-person accounts. Canada is a diverse land with a rich immigration history. Our roots begin with the Aboriginal peoples who have lived here since time immemorial and extend to the wide array of newcomers who have arrived over hundreds of years from almost every part of the globe.

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Aboriginal Biographies: Athletes, paper ed

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Aboriginal Biographies: Athletes is one of the 2013 titles in Weigl Educational Publishers series about outstanding First Nation, Inuit, and Métis athletes. This title provides biographical details about the lives and careers of Tom Longboat Onondaga long distance runner; Colette Bourgonje Metis paralympic racer; Alwyn Morris Mohawk Olympic kayaker; Richard Peter Cowichan wheelchair basketball; Monica Pinette Metis pentathlete; and Jordin Tootoo Inuk hockey player.

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Counting on Hope, paper ed

$14.95

Award-winning writer Sylvia Olsen's sensitively drawn depiction of innocence lost and wisdom hard won, Counting on Hope tells the story of an English girl named Hope and a Lamalcha girl named Letia, whose lives are profoundly changed when their two cultures meet. The action is set against the backdrop of the confusing events surrounding the English colonization of British Columbia and an 1863 naval assault on Kuper Island. Alternating between free verse and prose, Counting on Hope follows the girls' individual story lines before, during and after their meeting.

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Secret of the Dance, paper ed

$9.95

Secret of the Dance is a picture book tells the fictional story of an nine-year-old Kwakwaka'wakw boy who witnesses a Potlatch Ceremony in 1935. Retired provincial court judge, Alfred Scow, recounts the event to Andrea Spalding about this once forbidden ceremony. The federal government passed legislation prohibiting Potlatch Ceremonies in 1885. These important ceremonies were often held in private by families because if caught the participants could face prison time or have their regalia and masks confiscated.

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Kids Book of Great Canadian Women, The, hardcover ed

$19.95

The Kids Book of Great Canadian Women profiles more than 130 women and their amazing feats in exploration, science, the arts, politics and many other fields. The entries are organized by area of expertise such as art, performance, scientists, athletes, writers, innovators, and politicians. Aboriginal women featured include: Shania Twain, Susan Aglukark, Pitseolak Ashoona, Kenojuak Ashevak, Thanadelthur, Kateri Tekakwitha, Shawnadithit, Pauline Johnson, Nellie Cournoyea, Roberta Jamieson, and Molly Brant.

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