Iroquois Indians, The (Native Peoples), paper ed LIMITED QUANTITY

$9.95

The Iroquois Indians is one of the titles in Bridgestone Books series, Native Peoples, especially written for elementary students. This title is authored by Bill Lund who consulted with Judy Harris at the Woodland Cultural Centre Museum. Her expertise and knowledge of Six Nations Iroquois history and culture is evident throughout this title. All titles in the series follow a similar format with 8 sections that cover the home, food and clothing; the family; religious (spiritual) life; the League of Nations; Iroquois and Settlers; Wampum; and an excerpt from the Creation Story.

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Ojibwa Indians, The (Native Peoples), paper ed OUT OF PRINT

$0.00

The Ojibwa Indians is one of the titles in Bridgestone Books series, Native Peoples, especially written for elementary students. This title is authored by Bill Lund who consulted with Clifford Trafzer, professor of Native American Studies. All titles in the series follow a similar format with 8 sections that cover the home, food and clothing; the family; religious (spiritual) life; government; spearfishing; wild rice; and an excerpt from the Creation Story.

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Shi-shi-etko, hardcover ed

$18.95

Shi-shi-etko by first-time author Nicola Campbell is a children's picture book about an Interior Salish child with just four more days at home until she goes to residential school. The young girl of this recent offering spends her final four days experiencing quality time with her mother, father and grandmother. Each adult allows the child to experience the environment around her. Mother takes her daughter to the creek where she sings a special song that belongs to the family. Shi-shi-etko wades in the water and takes in all the experiences the land and water offer.

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Red Sash, The, hardcover ed

$18.95

The Red Sash is a picture book about the role of Aboriginal Peoples in the fur trade. The story is told from the point of view of a young Métis boy whose father is a voyageur and his mother is Ojibwe. Their wigwam is located in a village across the river from Fort William along the shore of Lake Superior. While the family maintains their Native lifestyle, father's role takes him far away to the Red River and beyond but soon the time for rendezvous arrives. This means that father will be returning to the family. All family members prepare for the feast in the Great Hall of Fort William.

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Game of Silence, The, hardcover ed

$21.00

The Game of Silence is the second children's novel in Ojibwe writer Louise Erdrich's trilogy about the life of a 19th century Ojibwe family set on Madeline Island in Lake Superior. The reader follows the daily life of 9-year-old Omakayas and her extended family during the yearly cycle of activities in 1849. This loving family enjoys a satisfying and happy way of life but everything changes during the summer season when a raggedy group of distant relative stumbles into their camp in search of food and shelter.

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Iroquois, The (Native Am. Series), hardcover ed

$37.92

The Iroquois is a juvenile literature title in the Native Americans series published by ABDO Publishing. The series contributing editor is Barbara Kanatiyosh Gray, a member of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation. The series is designed to appeal to students in grade 3 to 5, and each title covers the culture and history of the particular Nation. In this title, the author describes the traditional homeland of the Six Nations Iroquois, which included New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Ontario, and Quebec. A map helps students locate these homelands.

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Inuit, The (Native Am. Series), hardcover ed

$37.92

The Inuit is a juvenile literature title in the Native Americans series published by ABDO Publishing. Barbara Gray-Kanatiiosh, a member of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation, is the author of this title. The series is designed to appeal to students in grade 3 to 5, and each title covers the culture and history of the particular Nation. In this title, the author describes the traditional homeland of the Inuit or Eskimo people of the northern regions of Canada, Alaska, Siberia, and Greenland. A map helps students locate the homeland and present day locations of the Inuit people.

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Algonquin, The (Native Am. Series), hardcover ed

$37.92

The Algonquin is a juvenile literature title in the Native Americans series published by ABDO Publishing. This title's contributing editor is Bob Goulais, Communications Officer with the Anishinabek Nation. The series is designed to appeal to students in grade 3 to 5, and each title covers the culture and history of the particular Nation. In this title, the author describes the traditional homeland of the Algonquin (Anishinabek Nation) located in the eastern woodlands on both sides of the Great Lakes.

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River Ran Wild: An Environmental History, A, paper ed SS 2, 3, 4

$10.99

A River Ran Wild: An Environmental History explores the dynamic life story of a river ecosystem in New Hampshire from the distant past up to the present. Telling the history of a waterway introduces young readers to the ways human behaviour interacts on the natural environment. The focus of the story is the Nashua River in New Hampshire but the story could be told for any river located in North America. The river provides an ideal home to many animals, birds and fish.

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Discovering First Peoples and First Contacts, paper ed

$41.19

Discovering First Peoples and First Contacts is a recent publication designed to meet the previous Ontario curriculum guidelines for the grade 6 Heritage and Citizenship strand. The text introduces the original "settlers" of Canada by covering four main cultural regions - Mi'kmaq, Northwest Coast, Plains, and Iroquoians of the St. Lawrence lowlands. Two brief chapters discuss origin theories and creation stories as well as the linguistic distribution of Aboriginal Peoples throughout precontact Canada.

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