The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway is the classic book about Ojibway traditional teachings written for children and all learners. Edward Benton Banai is the Ojibway teacher and spiritual leader who founded the Red School House, an alternative school for Native students in St. Paul, Minnesota. His goal in writing The Mishomis Book was to provide students with an accurate account of Ojibway culture, history, and worldview based on the oral teachings. This book begins with the Ojibway creation story and how first man came to earth.
White Roots of Peace: the Iroquois Book of Life, reprinted in 1994, is the important contribution to the understanding and significance of the Six Nations Iroquois / Haudenosaunee Great Law of Peace originally published in 1946. Paul Wallace wrote a popular account of the founding of the Great Law of Peace for the general reader. While researching the Iroquois, Wallace made several visits to Six Nations of the Grand River where he met with Jake Hess, Joseph Montour, and Chief William D. Loft.
The Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories is a facsimile reprint of the 1880 edition originally published in Toronto by Belfords, Clarke. This edition includes the text of the Selkirk Treaty, the Robinson Treaty, the Manitoulin Island Treaty, and Treaty One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, and Seven. The Treaties of Canada is essentially the report by the Treaty Commissioner and Lieutenant-Governor Alexander Morris to the Earl of Dufferin about the negotiations surrounding these treaties.
Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future tells the story of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada in the 20th century. The book is arranged into 37 chapters each covering a specific topic. Topics as diverse as elders, residential schools, life in the cities, the arts, treaties, forced relocations, as well as land claims and self-government are explored. Each chapter contains a wealth of information in the form of primary source quotations, photographs, works of art, graphs and charts, and text.