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.
Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash is history from a First Nation's perspective told in graphic novel format. Polly Keeshig-Tobias researched, wrote and designed this unique history of her community, the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation. The story is presented in comic book format with a narrative style that covers eleven episodes. Set in the Saugeen Peninsula of Grey/Bruce Counties of Ontario, the story takes the reader though the periods of history of Native People in Ontario. We are introduced to leading figures that worked to maintain their people's traditional territory.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher What Do You Have in Your Canoe? Teacher's Manual is part of an educational package developed by the Ojibway Cree Cultural Centre to address the problem of solvent abuse among children. The Teacher's Manual is designed to tackle the problem by beginning with young children at the kindergarten and grade one level. Their non-direct approach is based on positive reinforcement that addresses the self-image and self-esteem of children.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher This colouring book was designed to accompany What Do You Have in Your Canoe? educational kit developed by the Ojibway Cree Cultural Centre. The colouring book is sold separately or as part of the educational kit. This is a resource developed to foster a positive self-image in young Native children living in northern Ontario.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher. Funny You Don't Look Like One: Observations From a Blue-Eyed Ojibway is the first collection of articles and personal essays by playwright and columnist Drew Hayden Taylor. Topics include life on the â€œrezâ€, mosquitoes, TV programs, movies, books, art, relationships, powwows and the Department of Indian Affairs â€“ each contains that subtle touch of humour. Taylor is Ojibway from the Curve Lake First Nation in Ontario.
OUT OF PRINT Further Adventures of a Blue-Eyed Ojibway: Funny, You Don't Look Like One Two is the sequel to Funny, You Don't Look Like One by Canada's most prolific Native playwright and columnist. Ojibway author Drew Hayden Taylor writes deliciously witty essays about contemporary Native cultures and issues. He shares anecdotes from his travels and experiences in this second compilation from his newspaper column. This collection of humour is a must read. Suitable for high school, university literature courses and anyone who wants to experience the healing power of Native humour.
Trees, Plants and Their Uses is a handy reference booklet about common trees and plants in eastern Canada. The Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre produced this 56-page booklet with the assistance of four elders from the James Bay area. Information included for each tree/plant describe its habitat, size and form, family group, common names, medicinal uses and Native uses. The author does not include recipes for herbal plant usage. Most of the fifteen trees and ten plants described have illustrations (some in colour).
Native North American Art is part of the Oxford History of Art Series and this volume sets out to examine and describe the current state of the arts in contemporary Canada and the United States. Berlo and Phillips are two art historians who bring impeccable credentials to the task. The text introduces to readers an appreciation for the richness and diversity of Indigenous arts from its earliest forms to the installations of modern artists.
Limited Quantity The More We Get Together: A Resource Document for the Ontario Curriculum: Social Studies, Grade 6|Heritage and Citizenship Strand was designed especially for the Grade 6 Ontario Curriculum. This resource document provides an excellent introduction to understanding the Cree and Ojibway of Northern Ontario and their interaction with European Explorers from the Native perspective.