Many Nations is one of the Reading for Real titles from Thomson Duval publishers. This title is presented as a report text form about the so-called Ancient Nations of North America such as the Anasazi or Cliff Dwellers of the American Southwest; the Haida of the Pacific Northwest; the Moundbuilders of the Mississippi; and the Beothuk of Newfoundland. This Reading for Real titles introduces students to four reports about the significant technological achievements of these peoples.
Inuit of the North is one of the Reading for Real titles from Thomson Duval publishers. This title is presented as a report text form about the Inuit past and present told in text and photographs. The beginning is presented as a question from a southern Canada teacher asking an Inuk teacher in Iqaluit about life in Nunavut. Students in southern Canada wrote a list of questions for northern students and made some common mistakes about Inuit still living in igloos. The northern students brainstormed ideas about creating reports in order to satisfy the southern students' curiosity.
Salish: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture is one of the titles in the Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture series published by Weigl Educational Publishers. This volume written by Christine Webster describes the cultural history of the Coast and Interior Salish, the people who live in the southern part of British Columbia. The Interior Salish includes the Lillooet, Shuswap, Okanagan, and Thompson Salish. The Coast Salish includes the Bella Coola, Squamish, Halkomelem, and the Straights Salish Nations.
Haida: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture is one of the titles in the Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture series published by Weigl Educational Publishers. This volume written by Jennifer Nault describes the cultural history of the Haida Nation, who live off the west coast of British Columbia on an archipelago called Haida Gwaii. The Haida Nation flourish in this environment and the book looks at their traditional homes, clothing styles, foods, tools, spirituality, ceremonies, music, dance, art, totem poles, language, and storytelling.
Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture: Algonquin is one of the titles in the Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture series published by Weigl Educational Publishers. This volume written by Heather Kissock describes the cultural history of the Algonquin also known as the Anishinaabe, the people of the Woodland cultural region who live within Southern Ontario, and Quebec. Originally the Algonquin flourished in the areas around the Ottawa Valley where they first encountered the French.
The Inuit is a children's information book published by The Children's Press. It is part of the True Book series about Native Americans designed to introduce young students to the culture and history of a specific Indigenous people. This book begins with a basic introduction about origin and geographic location of the Inuit and their early history. A map clearly shows the Inuit homeland in northern Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and Russia.
Pisim Finds Her Miskanow is based on an important 1993 archaeological find that located the remains of a young woman at Nagami Bay, Southern Indian Lake, Manitoba. The fully illustrated book recounts a week in the life of Pisim, a young Cree woman, who lived in the mid 1600s. In the story, created by renowned storyteller William Dumas, Pisim begins to recognize her miskanow – her life’s journey – and to develop her gifts for fulfilling that path.
Ojibway Clans: Animal Totems and Spirits is a 24-page picture book about the Ojibwe Clan system. Written and illustrated by Mark Anthony Jacobson, this full-colour art book presents basic information about each clan animal, its name in Ojibwe and the important character attributes of the Turtle, Loon, Thunderbird, Wolf, Marten, Porcupine, Eagle, Butterfly, Sturgeon, Bear, Deer, and Crane. Each 2-page spread features the Woodland style art of the clan animal, bird, or fish, and the facing page provides simple sentences about the values and characteristics of the clan totem.
No Borders: Kigliqangittuq is the 2013 title in Fifth House Publishing's The Land Is Our Storybook series. This popular series is designed to highlight one of the official Aboriginal language groups in the Northwest Territories. The book presents information about the people and communities of Kugluktuk, Nunavut and Ulukhaktok, NWT. Although recently divided by the border between the two territories the communities share a common ancestry and their language called Inuinnaqtun. In this 34-page photo essay information book readers meet 16-year old Darla Evyagotailak and her extended family.