Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture: Algonquin is one of the titles in the Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture series published by Weigl Educational Publishers. This volume written by Heather Kissock describes the cultural history of the Algonquin also known as the Anishinaabe, the people of the Woodland cultural region who live within Southern Ontario, and Quebec. Originally the Algonquin flourished in the areas around the Ottawa Valley where they first encountered the French.
The Inuit is a children's information book published by The Children's Press. It is part of the True Book series about Native Americans designed to introduce young students to the culture and history of a specific Indigenous people. This book begins with a basic introduction about origin and geographic location of the Inuit and their early history. A map clearly shows the Inuit homeland in northern Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and Russia.
Pisim Finds Her Miskanow is based on an important 1993 archaeological find that located the remains of a young woman at Nagami Bay, Southern Indian Lake, Manitoba. The fully illustrated book recounts a week in the life of Pisim, a young Cree woman, who lived in the mid 1600s. In the story, created by renowned storyteller William Dumas, Pisim begins to recognize her miskanow – her life’s journey – and to develop her gifts for fulfilling that path.
Ojibway Clans: Animal Totems and Spirits is a 24-page picture book about the Ojibwe Clan system. Written and illustrated by Mark Anthony Jacobson, this full-colour art book presents basic information about each clan animal, its name in Ojibwe and the important character attributes of the Turtle, Loon, Thunderbird, Wolf, Marten, Porcupine, Eagle, Butterfly, Sturgeon, Bear, Deer, and Crane. Each 2-page spread features the Woodland style art of the clan animal, bird, or fish, and the facing page provides simple sentences about the values and characteristics of the clan totem.
No Borders: Kigliqangittuq is the 2013 title in Fifth House Publishing's The Land Is Our Storybook series. This popular series is designed to highlight one of the official Aboriginal language groups in the Northwest Territories. The book presents information about the people and communities of Kugluktuk, Nunavut and Ulukhaktok, NWT. Although recently divided by the border between the two territories the communities share a common ancestry and their language called Inuinnaqtun. In this 34-page photo essay information book readers meet 16-year old Darla Evyagotailak and her extended family.
Northwest Coast Indians is one of the information books in the Heinemann Library series, First Nations of North America. Books in the series offer information to grade four to six students about the cultural history of the major cultural regions of North America. This title discusses the Pacific Northwest culture region, including the Chinook, Coast Salish, Haida, Kwakwaka'wakw, Makah, Nuu-chah-nulth, Tlingit, and Tsimshian First Nations.
Subarctic Peoples is one of the information books in the Heinemann Library series, First Nations of North America. Books in the series offer information to grade four to six students about the cultural history of the major cultural regions of North America. This title discusses the Subarctic culture region of northern Canada and Alaska that includes the Algonquin, the Cree, the Innu, the Ojibwe, and Athabaskan people of Alaska.
Latin Americans Thought of It: Amazing Innovations is the fifth title in the Annick Press series, We Thought of It. This volume features the unique innovations and contributions of the Indigenous peoples of Latin America including the Maya, Aztec, and Inca. The chapters are organized around topics such as architecture, agriculture, arts and crafts, food, clothing, music and dance, communication, sports, celebrations, and Latin Americans today. Each topic contains either a two-page or four-page spread and explains the material with photographs, illustrations, and brief text selections.
Arctic Peoples is one of the information books in the Heinemann Library series, First Nations of North America. Books in the series offer information to grade four to six students about the cultural history of the major cultural regions of North America. This title discusses the Arctic peoples known as the Inuit (Eskimo in Alaska), Aleut, Inuvialuit, and Yupik.