Blackflies, hardcover ed 2018 FNCR

$19.99

Blackflies is a picture book written by children's author Robert Munsch and illustrated in cartoon-style by Jay Odjig.  This 32-page book will appeal to young children through the cartoon like colour images and the fun text about a girl who just wants to go outdoors following a snow filled winter season.

Price: $19.99

Coyote Tales, hardcover ed 2018 FNCR

$16.95
Coyote Tales is an ideal reader for beginners as this chapter book takes two previously published picture books by storyteller and humourist Thomas King. This title contains Coyote Sings to the Moon and Coyote's New Suit with black and white drawings by Byron Eggenschwiler and tells how trickster can play tricks on others and how he can also be shown the errors of his behaviors.
Price: $16.95

Mon nom est Tonnerre, paper ed

$11.99

Mon nom est Tonnerre is the French language edition of the Sherman Alexie Picture book, Thunder Boy Jr. Told as a first-person narrative a young Indigenous boy has an issue with his name, Thunder Boy Smith Jr. The problem is the boy's father is known as Thunder Boy Smith Sr. so people on the rez call the father Big Thunder and son becomes known as Little Thunder. The boy thinks this sounds to his ears like a burp or fart. Using broad humour the author captures the boy's thoughts about this nickname.

Price: $11.99

Thunder Boy Jr., hardcover ed

$23.49

Thunder Boy Jr. is Sherman Alexie's first picture book for young children. The award-winning Spokane author tells a humourous story about a young Native American boy who wants a different name. Told as a first-person narrative a young Indigenous boy has an issue with his name, Thunder Boy Smith Jr. The problem is the boy's father is known as Thunder Boy Smith Sr. so people on the rez call the father Big Thunder and son becomes known as Little Thunder. The boy thinks this sounds to his ears like a burp or fart. Using broad humour the author captures the boy's thoughts about this nickname.

Price: $23.49

Cerulean Blue: A Play, paper ed

$18.95

Cerulean Blue is a comedic play about a struggling blues band invited to participate in a benefit concert for a First Nation community in conflict with governmental authorities. Upon arriving, the band discovers the entire lineup of musical acts has cancelled and they’re left trapped behind barricades. Complicating the matter, there is conflict within the band and the sudden appearance of an old girlfriend makes the event even more perilous. This play by Ojibwe playwright and author Drew Hayden Taylor is an homage to fast-moving farces while also addressing Aboriginal issues.

Price: $18.95

Nicimos: The Last Rez Christmas Story, paper ed

$15.95

Nicimos: The Last Rez Christmas Story This Christmas season, things have gone awry for the kohkoms of Kiwetinohk. Clare Bear is engaged to be married, Zula Merasty is moving off-reserve and Sihkos Sinclare is in jail. It all comes to fruition at Clare's stagette. Playwright Curtis Peeteetuce is Cree from the Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation. Since 2001, he has had the honour of working with many talented artists in theatre, radio drama, music and film. Curtis is the playwright of the popular Rez Christmas story series, which has been presented since 2001.

Price: $15.95

Candies: A Humour Composite, paper ed

$18.00

Candies: A Humour Composite by the renowned and celebrated Ojibwe linguist, storyteller, educator and humorist Basil Johnston is the final publication of the remarkable Elder.  Kegedonce Press has left a lasting legacy of this Ojibwe man's writing accomplishments with this compilation of 34 humour-filled short stories. Basil Johnston (1929-2015) from Chippewas of Nawash First Nation in Ontario wrote Ojibwe language dictionaries and courses of study, Ojibwe spiritual and cultural teaching resources, a residential school memoir, and traditional Ojibwe narratives and legends.

Price: $18.00

Tale of Monstrous Extravagance: Imagining Multilingualism, A, paper ed 2017 FNCR

$10.95

A Tale of Monstrous Extravagance: Imagining Multilingualism is a slim volume from the University of Alberta Press and Canadian Literature Centre's Henry Kreisel Lecture series in March of 2014 by the talented playwright, novelist, and pianist/songwriter, Tomson Highway. Essentially a biographical tour of Tomson Highway's lifelong learning in cultural knowledge, languages (Cree, Dene, Latin, French, English, and Spanish), classical music, and world travel, the lecture touches on his early childhood, residential school, and adult years all told with delicious Trickster-like humour.

Price: $10.95

Rose's Run, paper ed

$21.50

2015 Shortlist Title for First Nation Communities Read. Rose's Run by Plains Cree comedian and actor Dawn Dumont is the author's second novel. Rose Okanese, a single mother with two kids, has been pushed into a corner by Rez citizens to claim some self-respect, and decides that the fastest way to do that is to run the reserve's annual marathon. Though Rose hasn't run in twenty years, smokes, and initially has little motivation, she announces her intention to run the race.

Price: $21.50

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