Twelve-year-old Violet Pesheens is taken away to Residential School in 1966. The diary recounts her experiences of travelling there, the first day, and first months, focusing on the everyday life she experiences--the school routine, battles with Cree girls, being quarantined over Christmas, getting home at Easter and reuniting with her family.
Taken from her Sioux home and educated at boarding school, Zitkala-***Ša feels caught between two worlds, but finds that she can sing through her music, and also by writing stories and being an activist for Native American rights.
A unique story about a week in the life of Pisim, a young Cree woman, who lived in the Mid
In the Arctic, orphaned Ava stumbles upon a group of magical little people who show him how it feels to have a home of his own.
Cursed by a cranky shaman, young Wolverine finds himself stranded on a barren island, locked in a life-or-death struggle to return to his home, his family and a very special young girl. Gr. 7 and up
Arctic Comics is a full-colour anthology containing tales of myth, adventure and humour, told at the top of the world. written and drawn by Inuit, Northerners, and other Canadians... Gr.7 and up.
A retelling of the Métis folktale about a tree used as a cache of supplies and a message centre by generations of Métis travellers. Gr.1-6
AUDIOBOOK:Luke knows his Iþnupiaq name is full of sounds white people can't say. He knows he'll have to leave it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles from their Arctic village. At Sacred Heart school things are different. Speaking any native language is forbidden by Father Mullen. But Luke is not the only one struggling to fit in. And when those like him all come together, things at Sacred Heart school will never be the same. Gr.7&up
FICTION:When John attends a pow wow and witnesses a powerful performance, he realizes that he wants to be a dancer more than anything. But the nearest class for boys is at the Native Cultural Center in the city, and he still hasn't told his family or friends about his new passion... Between the mocking of his teammates and the hostility of the boys in his dance class, John must find a way to balance and embrace both the Irish and Cree sides of his heritage.