Orange Shirt Day, hardcover ed. Forthcoming August 2020

$32.99

Orange Shirt Day is observed annually on September 30th to honour residential school survivors and their families, and to remember those who did not make it. This book explores the historical impact on Indigenous people in order to create champions who will walk a path of reconciliation through Orange Shirt Day, promoting the message that Every Child Matters. The Orange Shirt Society is a non-profit society based in Williams Lake BC that grew out of the events in 2013 inspired by Chief Robbins' vision for reconciliation.

Price: $32.99

Le Cercle de Partage, paper ed. French

$16.99

Le Cercle de Partage or The Sharing Circle, is a picture story book in French by Theresa "Corky" Larsen-Jonasson, a  proud Cree/Danish Metis Elder with roots in Red Deer and Maskwacis First Nations. The text is illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner and edited by Allison Parker. In The Sharing Circle, two red foxes have an argument, which threatens to break apart their community. It is then that a gentle buffalo decides to take a braid of sweetgrass to a local elder and asks her to help with a sharing circle for all the animals.

Price: $16.99

The Sharing Circle, paper ed.

$16.99

The Sharing Circle is a picture story book by Theresa "Corky" Larsen-Jonasson, a  proud Cree/Danish Metis Elder with roots in Red Deer and Maskwacis First Nations. The text is illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner and edited by Allison Parker. In The Sharing Circle, two red foxes have an argument, which threatens to break apart their community. It is then that a gentle buffalo decides to take a braid of sweetgrass to a local elder and asks her to help with a sharing circle for all the animals.

Price: $16.99

We Learn from the Sun Lesson Plan, paper ed.

$7.99

In We Learn from the Sun Lesson Plan, David Bouchard, Métis, and best selling author, speaker and educator, weaves together Woodland style paintings with an Indigenous rhythmic poem through activities for teachers. We Learn from the Sun is about the spiritual lessons that we can learn from the Sun and the seven sacred teachings. This poem is based on David Bouchard’s book on the Seven Sacred Teachings available at GoodMinds.com.

Price: $7.99

We Learn from the Sun, hardcover ed.

$22.99

We Learn from the Sun by David Bouchard, Métis, and best selling author, speaker and educator, weaves together Woodland style paintings with an Indigenous rhythmic poem. We Learn from the Sun is about the spiritual lessons that we can learn from the Sun and the seven sacred teachings. This poem is based on David Bouchard’s book on the Seven Sacred Teachings. A Teacher Lesson Plan and Resource Guide accompanies this book (and is available from GoodMinds.com).  The colorful illustrations are by Métis illustrator Kristy Cameron.  
 
 

Price: $22.99

Phyllis's Orange Shirt, hardcover ed.

$11.95

Phyllis’s Orange Shirt is written by Phyllis Webstad who is Northern Secwépemc (Shuswap) from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation, and illustrated by Brock Nicol. This book is an adaptation of Phyllis’s The Orange Shirt Story. Phyllis’s Orange Shirt is suitable for 4 to 6 year-olds and while based on the original story, this version has been simplified, shortened, has a rhyming scheme and gentler images. This is Phyllis’s story of living on the Dog Creek Reserve picking berries, gardening and fishing. One day she goes to town and picks out an orange shirt, which becomes her favourite.

Price: $11.95

L'histoire du chandail orange (The Orange Shirt Story ), paper ed

$19.99

L'histoire du chandail orange is the French language edition of The Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad, Northern Secwepemc (Shuswap) from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation (Canoe Creek Indian Band) The authors relates her true story explaining the history behind Orange Shirt Day held each Septem

Price: $19.99

Orange Shirt Story, The, paper ed

$19.99

The Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad, Northern Secwepemc (Shuswap) from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation (Canoe Creek Indian Band), explains the truth behind Orange Shirt Day held each September 30th. The storyteller describes her first day attending  St. Joseph's Mission residential school in Williams Lake, B.C., in the 1970s. On this memorable day the young Phyllis wore a new orange shirt purchased  by her grandmother. Upon arriving at the residential school the shirt was removed from Phyllis and never returned by the nuns operating the school.

Price: $19.99

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