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I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis & Kathy Kacer… from Second Story Press … When Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school, she is confused, frightened and. Aboriginal Education, Indigenous Education, Indigenous Art, Canadian History, American History, Children's Book Awards, How To Read People, Writing Numbers, Teaching Social Studies

I Am Not a Number — Second Story Press

The award-winning true story of the residential school experience of Irene Couchie.

I used to love the Dear Canada series. will have to find this one. Dear Canada: These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens By Ruby Slipperjack Cher Journal, Residential Schools Canada, New Books, Books To Read, Indigenous Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Art, School Diary, Joelle

Dear Canada: These Are My Words

Dear Canada: These Are My Words: Slipperjack, Ruby: 9781443133180: Books -

Read "They Called Me Number One Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School" by Bev Sellars available from Rakuten Kobo. Like thousands of Aboriginal children in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere in the colonized world, Xatsu'll chief. Indian Residential Schools, Indigenous Education, Aboriginal Education, Aboriginal History, 12th Book, Canadian History, Personal History, School S, Native Americans

They Called Me Number One » Books

In this frank and poignant memoir, Sellars breaks her silence about the institution’s lasting effects, and eloquently articulates her own path to healing.

Read "Embers One Ojibway's Meditations" by Richard Wagamese available from Rakuten Kobo. "Life sometimes is hard. There are challenges. There are difficulties. There is pain. As a younger man I sought to avoid. Great Books, New Books, Books To Read, Meditation Books, Ways To Travel, Smudging, Of My Life, The Creator, Tips

Embers : one Ojibway's meditations

Embers : One Ojibway's Meditations / Richard Wagamese.

"Woman, Thunderbird & Clear Cut" by Cree (First Nations) artist George Littlechild Indigenous Education, Indigenous Art, Contemporary Art Artists, Aboriginal People, Canadian Artists, First Nations, Indian Art, Painted Rocks, Native American

George Littlechild: The Spirit Giggles Within is a stunning retrospective of a career that has spanned nearly four decades. Featuring more than 150 of the Plains Cree artist's mixed-media works, this sumptuous collection showcases the bold swaths of colour and subtle textures of Littlechild's work.

Fatty Legs, by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton: Margaret, a First Nations girl, goes to school to learn how to read. Can she outsmart the prejudiced teacher standing in her way? Read with mom finished Nov. Residential Schools, Mighty Girl, Summer Reading Lists, Comprehension Questions, Children's Literature, Literature Circles, Read Aloud, First Nations, Learn To Read

Fatty Legs, Middle Grade Readers

Eight-year-old Margaret Pokiak has set her sights on learning to read, even though it means leaving her village in the high Arct...

Indian horse richard wagamese essaytyper Quill and Quire.-based Ojibway author Richard Wagamese has written. residential school to life through the story of Saul Indian Horse. Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Indian Horses, Residential Schools, Horse Books, The Book, Book 1, Novels

Indian Horse

Saul Indian Horse has hit bottom. His last binge almost killed him, and now he’s a reluctant resident in a treatment centre for alcoholics, surrounded by people he’s sure will never understand him. But Saul wants peace, and he grudgingly comes to see that he’ll find it only through telling his story. With him, readers embark on a journey back through the life he’s led as a northern Ojibway, with all its joys and sorrows. With compassion and insight, author Richard Wagamese traces through his…

 Based on the adult novel In Search of April Raintree, April Raintree has been revised specifically for students in grades 9 through Message Of Hope, First Nations, How To Become, This Book, Web 2, Safety, Students, Search, Books

April Raintree

April Raintree is the story of two sisters, separated from their family and one another. Despite that, the bond between them grows, as they navigate a society that is, at times, indifferent, hostil…

Moonshot Vol. The Indigenous Comics Collection by AH Comics Inc. and edited by Hope Nicholson (Brok Windsor, Lost Heroes, Nelvana of the Northern Lights), MOONSHOT brings together. Ya Books, Comic Books, Traditional Stories, Alternate History, Books For Teens, Teen Books, Comic Panels, American Artists, Storytelling

MOONSHOT: The Indigenous Comics Collection (2016)

"There is no single homogenous native identity and MOONSHOT is an extensive exploration of the vast variety of indigenous storytelling in North America," explains Hope Nicholson. That's editor Hope Nicholson: she and Andy Stanleigh work hard at AH Comics (Alternative History Comics) to make room on the page

The Ballad of Nancy April: Shawnadithit by David Alexander Robinson Through Time And Space, The Lives Of Others, Newfoundland, First Nations, Fiction Books, Cultural Diversity, Adventure, Jessie, 19th Century

Availability: The ballad of Nancy April : Shawnadithit / by David Alexander Robertson ; illustrated by Scott B. Henderson.


Take Us to Your Chief: And Other Stories by Drew Hayden T. Drawing inspiration from science fiction legends like Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury, Drew Hayden Taylor frames classic science-fiction tropes in an Aboriginal perspective. Great Short Stories, Simple Stories, Wwe, Story Drawing, Anthology Series, Isaac Asimov, Space Travel, Time Travel, First Nations

Take Us to Your Chief

Take Us to Your Chief - Drew Hayden Taylor | Douglas & McIntyre

Read "Birdie A Novel" by Tracey Lindberg available from Rakuten Kobo. Monkey Beach meets Green Grass, Running Water meets The Beachcombers in this wise and funny novel by a debut Cree author. Books To Read, My Books, Toronto Star, Library Card, First Novel, Book Authors, First Nations, The Book, Novels

Birdie | Tracey Lindberg

Tracey Lindberg is a citizen of As’in’i’wa’chi Ni’yaw Nation Rocky Mountain Cree and hails from the Kelly Lake Cree Nation community. She is an award-winning academic writer and teaches Indigenous studies and Indigenous law at two universities in Canada. This is her first novel. Teachers' Guide for "Birdie" available.

A stranger at home : a true story / Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton ; artwork by Liz Amini-Holmes. Book Club Suggestions, Indigenous Education, Social Studies Curriculum, The School Run, Residential Schools, Thing 1, Canadian History, Reading Stories, Children's Literature

Stranger at Home, A, Middle Grade Readers

Traveling to be reunited with her family in the arctic, 10-year-old Margaret Pokiak can hardly contain her excitement. It’s be...

Read "Having Faith in the Polar Girls Prison" by Cathleen With available from Rakuten Kobo. Against the stark and haunting landscape of Canada's Far North, Trista chronicles the events of her life from her room i. The Clash, Have Faith, The Book, Prison, Love Her, Audiobooks, Best Friends, Fiction, Ebooks

Having Faith In The Polar Girls Prison

Against the stark and haunting landscape of Canada's Far North, Trista chronicles the events of her life from her room in the Polar Girls' Prison in Jackfish Bay, Northwest Territories. At age fifteen, she's already caught up in sexual abuse, drunkenness, and failed motherhood and is trying to make sense of her past, especially the events that led her to jail. Her salvation comes from the unexpected kindness of prison counsellors, visits from her best friend, and her love for her baby. With…

Read "Nobody Cries at Bingo" by Dawn Dumont available from Rakuten Kobo. Author and narrator Dawn Dumont paints a picture which goes beyond many cultural stereotypes. She talks about drinking a. National Aboriginal Day, Good Books, My Books, 12th Book, First Novel, First Nations, Love Reading, Bingo, Dawn

Nobody Cries At Bingo

Nobody Cries At Bingo embraces cultural differences and does it with the great traditional medicine of laughter