Aboriginal History Month
How Mohawk high school students are bringing Indigenous literature into elementary schools | CBC News
An initiative at Howard S. Billings High School in Châteauguay on Montreal's South Shore has Aboriginal students sharing stories with elementary school students in the community.
Winner of the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award and finalist for the Governor General's Award: Children's Illustration This moving sequel to the award-winning Shi-shi-etko tells the story of two children's experience at residential school. Shi-shi-etko is about to return for her second year, but this time her six-year-old brother, Shin-chi, is going, too.As they begin their journey in the back of a cattle truck, Shi-shi-etko tells her brother all the things he must remember: the…
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They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School by Bev Sellars, Shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize
They came for the children : Canada, Aboriginal peoples, and residential schools.
They came for the children: Canada, Aboriginal peoples, and residential schools. (2012). Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools
Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools: Niezen, Ronald: 9781442606302: Books - Amazon.ca
Nobody Cries At Bingo
In Nobody Cries At Bingo , the narrator, Dawn, invites the reader to witness first hand Dumont family life on the Okanese First Nation. Beyond the sterotypes and clichés of Rez dogs, drinking, and bingos, the story of a girl who loved to read begins to unfold. It is her hopes, dreams, and indomitable humour that lay bear the beauty and love within her family. It is her unerring eye that reveals the great bond of family expressed in the actions and affections of her sisters, aunties, uncles…
Publisher: Penguin Canada Pages: 408 Released: 2008 Source: Personal Copy Rating: 5/5 I wanted to read one of Joseph Boyden’s novels for so long, and I’m not sure why I waited so long. Three Day Road will appeal to a wide range of readers. Boyden’s debut novel introduces Xavier and Elijah, both First Nations. When Elijah hears about the upcoming war, he decides to get in on the action and convinced Xavier to come with him. Both volunteer their services, expecting the war to be short and…