Limited Quantity This title is not always stocked, please allow additional time for shipping. Wait for Me is part of the First Nations Education Division's Readers 97 Series. This controlled vocabulary reader is intended for grade 2-3 students and will appeal to older students who experience difficulty reading. The story is set along the Northwest Coast of British Columbia. The main character is a young boy named Charlie. His brother and sister call Charlie "Turtle" because he takes his time to notice the world around him.
In Search of April Raintree is the story of two Métis sisters growing up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. After the girls are removed from their family, they are sent to separate foster homes. Métis writer Beatrice Culleton Mosionier recounts their struggle with loss, violence, racism, and search for identity in this moving narrative. This novel has become an important text in recent Canadian literature. This new critical edition includes the complete text of the novel and ten original essays.
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.
OUT OF PRINT That the People Might Live: Native American Literatures and Native American Community is an exploration of Native literature from 1768 to the mid-1990s using the importance of community as the starting point for analysis. The author has coined the term "communitism" to reflect the passionate activism of Native writers to their communities. He believes that Native literature produced in Canada and the United States deserves study as literature separate from the national literatures both countries.
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.