Tsi Rawennakera:ton Ne Sken:nen Ron:nis – The Birth of the Peacemaker is a bilingual Mohawk and English language resource adapted by Tewateronhiakwa Mina Beauvais for elementary level students at Kanehsatake, Quebec. This Mohawk text explains the birth of The Peacemaker and his important mission of peace to the Iroquois. This condensed version outlines the circumstances surrounding the boy's birth and ends with his preparation of the stone canoe just prior to setting out on the journey of peace. This ten page illustrated text is written in Mohawk with an English translation.
Rotiianehrenhseraka:ion Kanien'keha Tehontenonhwera:tons - Traditional Mohawk Ceremonies was produced in Mohawk and English by the Kanehsatake Resource Centre. The bilingual book explains the annual cycle of ceremonies maintained by the Mohawk people. These ceremonies of thanksgiving begin with Midwinter. The simple descriptions for each ceremony are written in Mohawk and English and are accompanied by full-colour illustrations by Kanehsatake artist Ellen Gabriel. Also included is a brief description of the marriage ceremony.
The Last Raven and Other Stories by Six Nations Mohawk writer Richard G. Green masterfully brings alive the struggles, adversities and triumphs common to contemporary urban/reserve Native North American Indians in Canada and the U.S. This collection of twelve short stories was selected from the author's extensive literary output. Green's stories have appeared exclusively in Native publications and literary anthologies. The Last Raven and Other Stories features a variety of characters ranging from adolescents to 30 something urban yuppies.
Ohen:ton Karihwatehkwen - Thanksgiving Address is produced by the Kanehsatake Resource Centre, Quebec as a language resource. The Thanksgiving Address was adapted by Kawinonhsen Audrey Nelson. This illustrated text is available in the Mohawk Language only. No English translation in this title. This cerlox bound text is an excellent teaching resource for anyone learning Kanehsatake Mohawk. Please note: cost reflects publisher's full-colour photocopying expenses.
Sing, Like a Hermit Thrush is a contemporary young adult novel that features thirteen-year-old Darrin Captain, a Mohawk youth whose mysterious dream launches an adventure in self-realization. Set on the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, the author introduces characters whose family relationships and cultural heritage are foremost. The story involves Darrin and his attempt to solve the mystery of his dream. During his efforts, he learns about traditional Native storytelling, relationships and understands that it is okay to be different.
Against the odds, a peasant boy in seventeenth-century France strives to become one of the famous swordsmen known as the Musketeers, and the reader is asked to make choices throughout the story to determine the outcome.
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Yes, Chicagoland is an odd place. But the word is out that Megan, Raf, and Raf's talking dog Bradley are the team to go to when weirder things than usual start happening. Their Chicagoland Detective Agency takes danger in hand (and paw) to find a mysteriously missing puppy and an even more mysterious pack of dogs that only shows up once a month. Bradley's nose knows from the start that this is more than a simple case of stray pets...and a whole lot more than a stray case of full-moon transmogrification!