Spirit Bear: Rendre hommage aux souvenirs, semer des rêves Basé sur une histoire vraie (Spirit Bear: Honouring Memories, Planting Dreams), French, paper ed.

$15.00

Spirit Bear: Rendre hommage aux souvenirs, semer des rêves Basé sur une histoire vraie (Spirit Bear: Honouring Memories, Planting Dreams) is an award-winning picture book in the Spirit Bear series written by Order of Canada recipient Cindy Blackstock (Gitxsan Nation) and illustrated by Amanda Strong (Michif). In this story Spirit Bear is on his way home from a sacred ceremony when he meets Jake, a friendly dog, with a bag full of paper hearts attached to wood stakes.

Price: $15.00

Circle of Caring and Sharing, The, hardcover ed.

$11.95

The Circle of Caring and Sharing by Theresa 'Corky' Larsen-Jonasson, a Cree/Danish Metis Elder with roots in Red Deer and Maskwacis First Nations, edited by Allison Parker, and illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner, is an adaption of the The Sharing Circle. When two foxes, who are best friends, have a fight it upsets the whole community of animals. Kokom the Owl knows just what to do and brings together all the animals and holds a Sharing Circle.

Price: $11.95

Le Cercle de Partage, paper ed. French

$16.99

Le Cercle de Partage or The Sharing Circle, is a picture story book in French by Theresa "Corky" Larsen-Jonasson, a  proud Cree/Danish Metis Elder with roots in Red Deer and Maskwacis First Nations. The text is illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner and edited by Allison Parker. In The Sharing Circle, two red foxes have an argument, which threatens to break apart their community. It is then that a gentle buffalo decides to take a braid of sweetgrass to a local elder and asks her to help with a sharing circle for all the animals.

Price: $16.99

The Sharing Circle, paper ed.

$16.99

The Sharing Circle is a picture story book by Theresa "Corky" Larsen-Jonasson, a  proud Cree/Danish Metis Elder with roots in Red Deer and Maskwacis First Nations. The text is illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner and edited by Allison Parker. In The Sharing Circle, two red foxes have an argument, which threatens to break apart their community. It is then that a gentle buffalo decides to take a braid of sweetgrass to a local elder and asks her to help with a sharing circle for all the animals.

Price: $16.99

Spirit Bear: Honouring Memories, Planting Dreams, paper ed.

$15.00

Spirit Bear: Honouring Memories, Planting Dreams is an award-winning picture book in the Spirit Bear series written by Order of Canada recipient Cindy Blackstock (Gitxsan Nation) and illustrated by Amanda Strong (Michif). In this story Spirit Bear is on his way home from a sacred ceremony when he meets Jake, a friendly dog, with a bag full of paper hearts attached to wood stakes.

Price: $15.00

Birdsong, hardcover ed.

$22.95

Julie Flett, Cree-Métis author, illustrator, and artist, has written and illustrated Birdsong. In this story a young girl, Katherena, moves to the city with her mother and feels lonely and no longer wants to draw, something that she usually enjoys. But soon she meets the neighbour, Agnes, who shares her love of arts and crafts with Katherena. The two become friends but as the seasons change Agnes becomes frail. Julie Flett’s textured images of birds, flowers, art, and landscapes bring vibrancy and warmth to this powerful story of friendship.

Price: $22.95

Les six cedres / Six Cedar Trees, The, French, paperback ed.

$11.95

Les Six Cèdres / The Six Cedar Trees is a 24-page French edition of the same book and offers key traditional teachings connecting people’s relationships with the land. Near the school playground there were six tall cedar trees and as eagle flew among the trees he listened carefully to the messages each tree shared about its life and connection to the creatures living in the area of the Tsawwassen First Nation of British Columbia. Each tree provided a teaching such as the wolf’s communication strength that comes from cooperating, listening with respect and sharing.

Price: $11.95

Blueberry Patch / Meennunyakaa Hardcover ed

$19.95

Meennunyakaa / Blueberry Patch is the story of a trip to a blueberry patch in the Duck Bay area near Camperville, Manitoba in the late 1940s. An Elder shares his experiences, describing the trip, the team pulling the wagon, the bush and territory, the trail of wagons and setting up tents and the fun of it all. The images are vivid and colourful complementing and immersing the reader in the story so sharing the experience. Activities and a recipe are included for this blueberry picking trip.

Price: $19.95

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