This Place: 150 Years Retold is a 296-page graphic novel anthology just released in April 2019 by Highwater Press. A graphic anthology with a foreword by Alicia Elliott, that showcases 11 Indigenous writers, eight illustrators, and two colour artists. It presents Canadian history over the last 150 years from multiple viewpoints, including Métis, Inuit, Dene, Cree, Anishinaabe, and Mi’kmaq. The anthology is visually captivating.
The Stone Collection: Short Stories is the 2015 release of writer Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm's story collection from the Highwater Press Debwe Series. In these fourteen unique stories Akiwenzie-Damm takes on complex and dangerous emotions, exploring the gamut of modern Anishinaabe experience. Through unforgettable characters, these stories, about love and lust, suicide and survival, illness and wholeness, illuminate the strange workings of the human heart.
Think Indian: Languages are Beyond Price is a collection of essays written by the language scholar and storyteller Basil Johnston. This volume contains 27 articles that cover topics such as language, stories and storytelling, identity, Ojibwe culture, humour, writing, and education. Where is the flour? is the title of a humourous account of Cape Croker member Norman Peter Joshua Jones' adventures in Hollywood as an Indian extra during the 1930s and 1940s.
Empowering the Spirit 2: Native Literacy Curriculum is a literacy curriculum developed by Ningwakwe Learning Press especially for Aboriginal literacy programs. The organizing principle for the guide is the medicine wheel and the authors provide 30 lesson plans to support the Ontario Literacy and Basic Skills 1 to 5. The content is culturally appropriate for Ojibwe and Iroquois learners.
Gatherings Volume Vll: Standing Ground-Strength and Solidarity Amidst Dissolving Boundaries is the seventh annual literary journal compiled by the En'owkin International School of Writing. This anthology contains the poems, stories, oratory and essays from established and emerging Indigenous writers from the Americas, Hawai'i, Aotearoa and Australia. Their words represent the beliefs and values of Indigenous Peoples as they take a stand in defense of their land, cultures, languages and nations. Their work is a celebration and acknowledgement of the strength of Indigenous Peoples worldwide.
The Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash Teacher's Guide accompanies the graphic novel of the same name. The Guide was designed for teachers for use at the grade 7 and 8 levels. The Guide is designed to be learner centered and culturally based, and to assist teachers in using the Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash to enhance their students' knowledge and awareness of this First Nation's culture and history.