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.
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 | 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 | 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.
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.
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.