The Red Sash
The Red Sash is the story of a young Metis boy who lives near the fur trading post of Fort William, on Lake Superior, nearly 200 years ago. His father spends the long winter months as a guide, leading voyageurs into the northwest to trade with native people for furs. Now it is Rendezvous, when the voyageurs paddle back to Fort William with their packs of furs, and North West Company canoes come from Montreal bringing supplies for the next season. It is a time of feasting and dancing and of…
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More and more children will be reading stories about the legacy of residential schools and reconciliation in the classroom this year.
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National Aboriginal Day 2013 - Canada
In celebration of National Aboriginal Day, June 21, I am sharing some of books by aboriginal authors that I have enjoyed. Included are board books for the youngest, children's stories, a graphic novel, and more. Cradle Me by Debbie Slier Him Standing by Richard Wagamese Baseball Bats for Christmas by Michael Arvaarluk Kusegak The Life of Helen Betty Osborne by David Alexander Robertson and Madison Blackstone Blueberry Rapids by Rene Andre Meshake Extra Indians by Eric Gansworth…