Indigenous Literature

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Canadian K-12 kids books by Indigenous Authors or Artists

Learning about Residential Schools in the Elementary Classroom — Brownie Points Aboriginal Education, Indigenous Education, Indigenous Art, Indigenous Knowledge, History For Kids, History Teachers, Waldorf Montessori, Teaching Social Studies, Canadian Social Studies

Learning about Residential Schools in the Elementary Classroom — Brownie Points Teaching

Introduce the topic of residential schools in Canada to your students with these picture books. Perfect for Orange Shirt Day and an important part of the Truth and Reconciliation process.

Coming soon: The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada

Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada

Groundbreaking new educational resource coming this summer

Stolen Words by Melanie Florence: "A look at the intergenerational impact of Canada's residential school system that separated Indigenous children from their families and the beautiful, healing relationship between a little girl and her grandfather. Indigenous Education, Aboriginal Education, Residential Schools, Native American Pictures, Album Jeunesse, Joelle, Canadian History, Thing 1, Children's Picture Books

Stolen Words

After a 7-year-old girl makes her own dreamcatcher at school, she's excited to show her beloved grandfather -- but when she asks him how to say something in his language, Cree, he admits that his language was stolen from him when he was a boy. The little girl then sets out to help her grandfather find his language agai

Why Lisa Charleyboy wrote a book to empower young Indigenous women Popular Now, Popular Stories, Native American Women, Children's Literature, Nonfiction Books, Moving Forward, Writing A Book, Ancestry, Role Models

Why Lisa Charleyboy wrote a book to empower young Indigenous women | CBC Radio

Lisa Charleyboy is the co-editor of the anthology #NotYourPrincess, which collects poetry, essays, interviews and art by Indigenous women from across North America.

Lost bannock, a family recipe and the Cree language come together in author's first children's book Any Book, Book 1, University Of Manitoba, Writing A Book, Languages, Family Meals, Childrens Books, Literature, Lost

Lost bannock, a family recipe and the Cree language come together in author's first children's book | CBC Radio

When Dallas Hunt sat down to write his first children's book he knew it had to include the Cree language. "I really think it's important that our languages are vibrant and circulating," he said.

Cherie Dimaline shares the children's books, written and illustrated by Indigenous authors, we should all be reading.

Jenny Kay Dupuis wanted her book to be available in the language her grandmother was punished for speaking | CBC Radio

When Nipissing author Jenny Kay Dupuis co-wrote I Am Not a Number, she knew that she wanted to have it translated into the Nbising dialect of Nishnaabemwin, the language that her grandmother was forbidden to speak at residential school.

This week on Unreserved, we dive into the explosion of Indigenous authors wading into children's literature — and the increasing number of books being translated into Indigenous languages. Windsor London, Close Caption, Residential Schools, Popular Stories, Children's Literature, Writing A Book, New Books, Childrens Books, Storytelling

The rise in Indigenous storytelling — for kids | CBC Radio

This week on Unreserved, we dive into the explosion of Indigenous authors wading into children's literature — and the increasing number of books being translated into Indigenous languages.