Watakame's Journey - The Huichol Myth of the Great Flood and the New World

$20.93

Watakame's Journey - The Huichol Myth of the Great Flood and the New World is a retelling of the traditional Huichol story of creation through colourful yarn paintings. Eleven Huichol artists created the images in this book to illustrate the story of Watakame. Nakawe, goddess of all living things, instructs this young boy. At first Watakame rejects her teachings but eventually follows her instructions to prepare for a great flood by building a boat. The flood washes everything away but the boy and his dog survive. They were told to take several kinds of seeds with them.

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Nanabosho Steals Fire, 4th printing

$10.95

Nanabosho Steals Fire is one of the titles in the Nanabosho series by Winnipeg children's author, Joseph McLellan. The author who is also a teacher believes in the power of the oral tradition and storytelling. He takes traditional stories about the Ojibwe (Anishinabek) trickster and teacher, Nanabosho, and weaves a contemporary story that will appeal to all children. In this picture book, a brother and sister hear the traditional explanation about the coming of fire.

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Tsa:ta Niha:ti Tehatinonniahkhwa - The Seven Dancers

$18.00

Tsa:ta Niha:ti Tehatinonniahkhwa - The Seven Dancers is a bilingual Mohawk and English language resource adapted by Tewateronhiakwa Mina Beauvais for use by elementary students at Kanehsatake, Quebec. This brief story tells how the seven stars known as the Pleiades came to be. This 13-page cerlox bound text is written in the Mohawk language with an English translation. An excellent teaching resource for anyone learning Kanehsatake Mohawk. Please note: cost reflects publisher's full-colour photocopying expenses.

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Ratsenhanon:we tanon Tehanonnia:khwa Ko'kho:wa - Moth, The Fire Dancer

$13.50

Ratsenhanon:we tanon Tehanonnia:khwa Ko'kho:wa - Moth, The Fire Dancer is a bilingual Mohawk and English language resource adapted by Kawinonhsen Audrey Nelson for use by elementary students at Kanehsatake, Quebec. This illustrated story explains why Moth is called Fire Dancer. Many Aboriginal groups in North America have explanations for Moth's name. This 18-page cerlox bound text is written in the Mohawk language with an English translation. An excellent teaching resource for anyone learning Kanehsatake Mohawk. Please note: cost reflects publisher's full-colour photocopying expenses.

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Nanabosho, Soaring Eagle and the Great Sturgeon, OUT OF PRINT

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Nanabosho, Soaring Eagle and the Great Sturgeon is one of the titles in the Nanabosho series by Winnipeg children's author, Joseph McLellan. The author who is also a teacher believes in the power of the oral tradition and storytelling. He takes traditional stories about the Ojibwe (Anishinabek) trickster and teacher, Nanabosho, and weaves a contemporary story that will appeal to all children. Like all the stories in the series, this one begins as a story within a contemporary story.

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Nanabosho and Kitchie Odjig, paper ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Nanabosho and Kitchie Odjig is one of the titles in the Nanabosho series by Winnipeg children's authors, Joseph and Matrine McLellan. The authors believe in the power of the oral tradition and storytelling. They take traditional stories about the Ojibwe trickster and teacher, Nanabosho, and weave a contemporary story that will appeal to all children. This story is set as a story within a story. While visiting their grandparents, two children ask their Mishomis (grandfather) about the stars known as the Big Dipper.

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Bear-Walker and Other Stories, The UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher The Bear-Walker and Other Stories is a collection of Ojibway stories collected, translated and retold by Basil Johnston, noted Anishinabae author and educator. Johnston retells Mer-man and The Woodpecker. He translates the stories of Sam Ozawamik of Wikwemikong and Frank Shawbedees of Cape Croker First Nation. Sam Ozawamik tells The Great Lynx, Fish, Bullfrog, and Vision stories. In Bullfrog, he relates the story of how two Ottawa warriors outwitted their Iroquois captors.

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Story Basket One

$14.95

Story Basket One is a grade two reader developed for the Circle Program, an integrated ESL language arts program for Native students. The reader contains three stories illustrated by First Nations artists. In the first story, Nokum and her four grandchildren go out to pick blueberries. Each child has a pail and works hard to fill their container. The youngest boy feels lucky because he has no pail. But Nokum knows how to make a birchbark container from the natural resources in the woods so the boy can fill it with berries.

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Iah Tehatewennarahkhwa Iekaratonhkhwa Ki Oka:ra - The Disobedient Youth

$13.50

Iah Tehatewennarahkhwa Iekaratonhkhwa Ki Oka:ra - The Disobedient Youth is a Mohawk language resource adapted by Tewateronhiakwa Mina Beauvais for Mohawk students at Kanehsatake, Quebec. This illustrated text is available in Mohawk and English and is recommended for elementary level students. The 7-page story explains what happens when a young boy disobeys his mother. An excellent teaching resource for anyone learning Kanehsatake Mohawk. Please note: cost reflects publisher's full-colour photocopying expenses.

Price: $13.50

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