Hunters at the Margin: Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories, paper ed

$41.95

Hunters at the Margin: Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories examines the history behind the wildlife conservation movement undertaken in Canada between 1890 and 1970. Contrary to popular belief the Canadian government moved on the issue to protect the bison, caribou and muskoxen because they sought to exert authority over the hunting territories of the Dene and Inuit.

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Yamozha and His Beaver Wife (Yamoózha Eyits'o Wets'ékeé Tsá), hardcover ed

$25.95

Yamozha and His Beaver Wife (Yamoózha Eyits'o Wets'ékeé Tsá) published by Theytus in cooperation with the Yellowknife Catholic Schools offers young readers an opportunity to hear and see a retelling of a traditional Dogrib legend in English and the Weledeh dialect of Dogrib. The original telling by Vital Thomas is recorded here in book and CD formats that tell a story about the geographical landmarks of the Dene People.

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Denesuline: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture, hardcover ed

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Denesuline: 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 Carol Koopman describes the cultural history of the Denesuline, the people of the Subarctic cultural region who live within the Northwest Territories, northern Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. The Dene flourish in this environment and the book looks at their traditional homes, clothing styles, foods, tools, spirituality, ceremonies, music, art, language, and storytelling.

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Aboriginal Cultures in Alberta: Five Hundred Generations, paper ed

$23.95

Aboriginal Cultures in Alberta: Five Hundred Generations was co-produced by the Provincial Museum of Alberta and Syncrude as a partnership to support the museum exhibition, Aboriginal Cultures in Alberta. While the 81-page resource begins with a section based on traditional archaeological understanding of First Nations' origins, the remaining sections of the book cover the history and culture of the First Nations and Métis of Alberta.

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Honouring Tradition: Reframing Native Art

$34.95

Honouring Tradition: Reframing Native Art is an exhibition catalogue accompanying the Glenbow Museum's art exhibition that opened in February 2008. The catalogue celebrates the range and complexity of First Nations art of the past and present by combining museum artifacts with contemporary art pieces. The museum's collection showcases pieces that were collected from the First Nations of the northern Plains and Subarctic culture regions. These include children's moccasins, coats, a girl's jingle dress, a woman's saddle, men's shirts, pipe bags, and a pictograph robe.

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Bone Dance, 4th printing, paper ed

$8.95

Bone Dance, a novel by children's author Martha Brooks, is now in its fourth printing. The story is set in Manitoba and tells the interwoven story of two teens struggling with identity, self-esteem, and most of all loss. Written in third person, past tense the story line follows the parallel lives of two eighteen-year-olds. Alexander and Lonny have both lost a parent and are haunted by waking dreams. Lonny had disturbed a burial mound when he was twelve and that act, he believes, precipitated the death of his mother.

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Loon: Memory, Meaning, and Reality in a Northern Dene Community, paper ed

$45.00

Loon: Memory, Meaning, and Reality in a Northern Dene Community by author Henry Sharp explains how the Chipewyan create and order the shared reality of their culture. In August 1975 at Foxholm Lake on the reserve of the Chipewyan, a Northern Dene people, in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the anthropologist Henry S. Sharp and two members of the Mission Band encountered a loon. Loons are prized for their meat and skin, so the two Chipewyan triedùthirty timesùto kill it.

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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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Hunters at the Margin: Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories, hardcover ed

$133.00

Hunters at the Margin: Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories examines the history behind the wildlife conservation movement undertaken in Canada between 1890 and 1970. Contrary to popular belief the Canadian government moved on the issue to protect the bison, caribou and muskoxen because they sought to exert authority over the hunting territories of the Dene and Inuit.

Price: $133.00

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