Limited Quantity This title is not always stocked, please allow additional time for shipping. Full Circle: Canada's First Nations, second edition has just been released by Pearson Prentice Hall Publishers. This book is written by John Steckley and Bryan Cummins and provides a textbook format about Aboriginal Peoples in Canada from the precontact era to contemporary issues. The book is organized into major themes that cover Origins and Oral Traditions, Culture Areas, Legal Definitions, Effects of Colonialism, and Contemporary Debates and Social Action.
Earth Elder Stories: The Pinayzitt Path is an authorized student support resource for Alberta Education grade 10, 11, and 12 courses. Alexander Wolfe is a Saulteaux and Ojibwe storyteller and the keeper of his family's oral history. The easy reading, brief stories provide students with an account of Ojibwe and Saulteaux oral traditions as they relate to history and ceremonies. Included in this collection are stories about the origin of dances such as grass dance, and how the ceremonial dances were banned by the government and churches.
Wampum Belts of the Iroquois is a reprint of the original text published by Ray Fadden (Tehanetorens) and the Six Nations Museum at Onchiota, New York. This reissue is an important introductory text about the significance and historical value of wampum used by the Six Nations Iroquois (Haudenosaunee). Over 40 wampum belts are described and accompanied by photographs of reproductions. Students attending the Indian Way School at Akwesasne made these reproductions as a project to further their understanding the importance to Iroquois culture and history.
Canada's First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times is the fourth edition of Olive Dickason's highly acclaimed history of First Nations told from the Native perspective. This Métis historian uses an interdisciplinary approach to tell the story of Aboriginal Peoples in what became known as Canada. She describes the richness, variety and complexity of 57 founding First Nations. The coming of Europeans and the impact on the traditional societies are described and analyzed.
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.