First Nations Totems Local history Drama Story Structure
In One Story, One Song, Richard Wagamese invites readers to accompany him on his travels. His focus is on stories: how they shape us, how they empower us, how they change our lives. Ancient and contemporary, cultural and spiritual, funny and sad, the tales are grouped according to the four Ojibway storytelling principles: balance, harmony, knowledge and intuition.
No Time to Say Goodbye: Children's Stories of Kuper Island Residential School Fic Ols
An illustrated exploration of the cycles and seasons of life and the value of friendship in Native culture, presented in rhyming text in both English and Cree, with an audio CD featuring the music of Northern Cree, a pow-wow group.
The Inconvenient Indian: a curious account of native people in North America. by Thomas King.
Additional topics include: contemporary design evolution with 50 examples, 20 designs to draw and paint, and a Quick Reference Chart containing over 100 designs.-provided by Amazon
This reference and instructional manual contains a detailed thoroughly analysed, well-supported comparisons of the four Pacific Northwest First Nations art styles. There are 800 clear, detailed illustrations accompanied by straightforward copy. Topics include design formalise, ovoids, U shapes, S shapes, heads, body parts, and design formation, as well as a step-by-step "How to Draw" section.- provided by Amazon
A broad overview of traditional ways common to a large number of diverse First Nations groups
Winner - Peace Pipe Dreams: The Truth about Lies about Indians by Darrell Dennis
Violet Pesheens struggles to adjust to her new life at residential school and fears forgetting who she was before she came there. Drawn from the author's personal experiences at residential school.
When Shin-chi and his sister go off to his first year of Residential School in a cattle truck, she warns him of all the things he must not do. The days are long, he is very lonely and always hungry, but he find solace down at the river with a gift from his father, a tiny cedar canoe. It seems like a very long time until the salmon swim upriver again and he can finally go home.