Gathering Tree, The, paper ed

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The Gathering Tree is the most recent children's book by award-winning authors Larry Loyie and Constance Brissenden. The authors tackle the difficult issue of HIV/AIDS in this picture book set in a First Nations community in British Columbia. A special cousin is returning home for a community ceremony. Robert is a 21-year-old First Nations man who went to the city for his education. His younger cousins, Tyler and Shay-Lyn, look up to him as a role model for his marathon running ability. But on this visit something has changed.

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Legend of the Caribou Boy, The, hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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The Legend of the Caribou Boy, Ekw? Dozhýý Wegondi is a traditional Dene legend told by George Blondin, respected Elder and storyteller, and adapted by his late son John Blondin (1960-1996). This new Theytus publication is a bilingual picture book with the story printed in English and the Weledeh Dialect of the Dogrib/Tlicho (Na-Dene) language. This simply-told story for young children explains how long ago a young boy who was having difficult dreams was destined to provide a gift for his family and community.

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Old Man with the Otter Medicine, The, hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher The Old Man with the Otter Medicine (Eneeko Nambe Il'oo K'eezho) is a traditional Dene legend told by George Blondin, respected Elder and storyteller, and adapted by his late son John Blondin (1960-1996). This new Theytus publication is a bilingual picture book with the story printed in English and the Weledeh Dialect of the Dogrib (Na-Dene) language. This simply-told story for young children explains how a village of Dene people long ago were used to catching many fish from the nearby lake.

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Why the Beaver Has a Flat Tail, paper ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Why the Beaver Has a Flat Tail is a primary level reader originally developed for the Circle Program, an integrated ESL language arts program for Native students in Northern Ontario. This retelling of an Ojibwe legend about the muskrat and beaver is written by Mary Lou Fox. Based on the original story told by Susan Enosse, this 24-page book is clearly and simply told. Long ago, Beaver had a long, thin tail. He saw Muskrat who had a big, flat tail and admired the sound this tail made when it hit the water.

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Porcupine's Bad Day: An English-Ojibwe Story, paper ed

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Porcupine's Bad Day: An English-Ojibwe Story is a simple, children's picture book by Ojibwe author Emilie Corbiere. She introduces young readers to some of the animals and birds of the forest. Porcupine is just trying to sleep during the daytime in order to be ready for night foraging. His sleep is constantly interrupted by other forest creatures such as blue jay, raccoon, and moose. Each animal has their own particular need for the tree porcupine uses. Porcupine finally gets to sleep and dreams.

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Amazon Basin: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

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Amazon Basin: Vanishing Cultures is a 2007 title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Yanomami of the Amazon Basin in Venezuela. The tropical rain forest provides everything the people require for living on the land. Readers follow the daily life of a boy from a Yanomami family.

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Down Under: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

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Down Under: Vanishing Cultures is a new title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Australian Aboriginal extended family attend to the activities of daily living. The photo essay begins with an introduction that provides the location of a special contemporary Tiwi family living on Bathurst Island just off the coast of Australia.

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Far North: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

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Far North: Vanishing Cultures is a new title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Sami People of Finmark, a northern province in Norway. The photo essay begins with an introduction that provides the location of a special contemporary Sami family.

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Frozen Land: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

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Frozen Land: Vanishing Cultures is a new title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Inuit extended family attend to the activities of daily living. The photo essay begins with an introduction that provides the location of a special family living near the shores of Qamanituag (Baker Lake), an inlet of Hudson Bay.

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Enduring Wisdom: Sayings from Native Americans, hardcover ed

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Enduring Wisdom: Sayings from Native Americans is a collection of quotes from historic and contemporary Aboriginal People by children's author Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve. The quotes are organized into themes such as Mother Earth, The People, War and Peace, Spirit Life, and Enduring Wisdom. Whether it is a brief quote from a Dakota high school student from 1996 or an excerpt from Pontiac's 1760 speech about the Creator, the selections speak to readers through their passionate oratory.

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