Aboriginal Peoples in Canada Teacher Resource binder and CD-ROM supports the student edition Aboriginal Peoples in Canada and was co-published by GoodMinds.com and Pearson Education. The 2011 textbook is written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 10 course (NAC20). Teacher Guide authors included: Jenise Boland, Margaret Wells, Marlene Finn Wolfman, Cathy Fraccaro, Suzanne K. Keeptwo, Suzanne Methot, Nancy Peters, and Patti Whiteye.
Aboriginal Peoples in Canada is the 2011 textbook written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 10 course (NAC20). Co-published by Pearson Education Canada and GoodMinds.com, this student text utilized a collaborative process involving First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Aboriginal teachers, cultural consultants, advisors, language consultants, artists, editors, and writers. Senior writer is Kevin Reed, and the author team includes Mary Joy Elijah, Keith Lickers, Neal McLeod, and Natasha Beeds.
We Are All Treaty People is the 34-page illustrated history produced by the Union of Ontario Indians to promote their understanding of treaties for all people in Ontario. Written by Maurice Switzer, with coloured drawings by Charley Herbert, the book offers students and educators a brief look at the history of treaties from the Anishinabek perspective. The Anishinabek Nation includes Algonquin, Delaware (Lenape), Mississauga, Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi. The book begins with a brief overview of Anishinabek cultural history and worldview.
Are You Ready to Mind Your Own Business? is a 137-page manual designed to assist Aboriginal individuals interested in starting a home-based business. Mohawk entrepreneur Narda Iulug used her own background knowledge and experience in developing these worksheets and questions for thinking through the whole question of starting one's own business. Each topic is written in a conversational style that makes understanding the content painless. The author provides specific questions for each topic that walks the budding entrepreneur through the areas of study.
The graphic novel 7 Generations Stone by David Alexander Robertson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson introduces the first volume in a series of four novels. The Pact concludes the graphic novel series 7 Generations. It follows one Aboriginal family from the early 19th century to the present day and tells a story of redemption as residential school survivor James and his son, Edwin, reconcile their past and begin a new journey.
Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont is part of the Extraordinary Canadians Series and is written by noted author Joseph Boyden. The hardcover edition is brief and reads much like a novel and is suitable for secondary school students as well as the general public. John Ralston Saul provides the introduction. Chronologies for the lives of Riel and Dumont are included. A First Nation Communities Read 2012 title.
Anishinaabe Almanac: Living Through the Seasons is a 56-page illustrated information guide to the yearly cycle by Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) teacher Edward Benton-Banai. Provides key cultural and language details and traditional stories to explain the worldview and seasonal cycle of life for Ojibwe people in the past and today. Developed in a calendar format the colour illustrations explain the 13 moons, the important ceremonial cycle, and people's interdependence with the earth and all other life forms.
Native Musicians in the Groove is the 2009 title in the Native Trailblazer Series. This volume offers elementary readers 10 biographical sketches about contemporary First Nations and Native American singers and musicians. Author Vincent Schilling interviewed each participant and supplies fascinating details about each artist. Many artists discuss their early musical influences, education, and ways they overcame racism.
The Secret of Your Name: Proud to be Metis, Kiimooch ka shinikashooyen, Aen Kishchitaymook Aen Li Michif Iwik, is the 2010 picture book by renowned Métis author David Bouchard. The book draws in readers with the warmth and detailed colour art illustrations by Dennis J. Weber as well as the poetic verses written in English and Michif. The story of the author's identity is told in the spare text and the engaging images. He begins with acknowledging the early contact period of the French and First Nations.
Goodbye Buffalo Bay is the latest book from the writing team, Larry Loyie and Constance Brissenden. This chapter book tells the story of Larry Loyie's teen years when he spent his final year at residential school and then went out into the world to make a living. This novel is the sequel to As Long as the River Flow: A Last Summer Before Residential School and When the Spirits Dance. The years spent at residential school culminate in a final year spent with the priests and nuns and most importantly one's friends and siblings.