Book of Play with Northwest Coast Native Art is a 20-page board book published by Native Northwest in 2012. This book offers early childhood students an opportunity to discover arithmetic concepts, ABCs, identifying colours while learning about Coast Salish, Haida, and Bella Bella art of the Northwest Coast. The book is made with recycled paper with soy-based ink and water-based coating and is safe for young children. 10 artists have cooperated to create the board book's designs.
Speculators in Empire: Iroquoia and the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix by William J.Campbell, assistant professor of history at California State University, explores the Six Nations Iroquois-British diplomacy leading up to this historic treaty. At the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix, the British secured the largest land cession in colonial North America. Crown representatives gained possession of an area claimed but not occupied by the Iroquois that encompassed parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.
Mohawk History and Culture is the 2013 publication in the Native American Library Series from Gareth Stevens Publishing. This 48-page information book offers students from grades 5 to 8 basic and accurate information about the Mohawk in the United States and Canada. Organized in five chapters the book begins with Land and Origins. This two-page spread explains the origin or creation story, names, and geographic location in New York State, Ontario, and Quebec. The remaining chapters cover History; Traditional Way of Life; Mohawk Life Today; and Current Mohawk Issues.
Peuples Autochtones Du Canada Guide d'enseignement binder and CD-ROM supports the student edition Les Peuples Autochtones Du Canada (Aboriginal Peoples in Canada). The 2012 Teacher Guide (binder and CD-ROM) is written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 10 course (NAC20). Co-published by Pearson Education Canada and GoodMinds.com, this 500-page Teacher Guide utilized a collaborative process involving First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Aboriginal teachers, cultural consultants, advisors, language consultants, artists, editors, and writers.
Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water is a anthology of storytelling, poetry, speeches and works of non-fiction by First Nations, Métis, and Inuit authors with a connection to Manitoba. Manitowapow is the traditional word for the land that became known as Manitoba. The editors, Niigaanwewidom James Sinclair and Warren Cariou, have selected pieces that extend back into prehistory, the historical period of the fur trade and Northwest Resistance into the present day. The first entry is a brief description of the Traditional Systems of Writing in Manitoba prior to contact.
Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art Traditions of the Northwest Coast is a stunning coffee-table art book that celebrates the art of 75 contemporary Northwest Coast artists. 85 colour photographs are included in this book that provides brief biographical essays and quotes from each of the selected artists. Works in wood, silver, glass sculpture, paint, metal, animal skin are featured.
Strong Medicine Speaks: A Native American Elder Has Her Say is an account of the life story of Lenni Lenape (Delaware) Elder, Marion Gould. This 84-year-old grandmother told he story to author Amy Hill Hearth. Born in New Jersey this Elder provides details to her family's struggle to make a living as Native Americans at a time when this heritage was not respected. The writer allows Strong Woman to tell her life's history in her own manner and only intrudes to provide context and background. The Elder explains what it was like to grow up and work in American during this period.