Unlike most books that chronicle the history of Native peoples beginning with the arrival of Europeans in 1492, this book goes back to the Ice Age to give young readers a glimpse of what life was like pre-contact.
When a young girl from the Gitxsan Nation argues with her brother, she remembers the teachings of her grandmother and goes in search of a stone to share her feelings with.
“Medicine Wheel: Stories of a Hoop Dancer” is a published children’s book written by Teddy Anderson, a professional hoop dancer of the First Nation’s style who has performed in 20 countries across the world. His performances, as well as the book, teach th
This charming story, richly steeped in Métis culture, focuses on the boyhood reminisces of Moushoom as he describes finding the “great giving tree” with his mother and father. This vibrantly illustrated children’s book is a beautiful retelling of a tradit
Everyone gets sad, angry, frustrated and disappointed.
Difficult emotions are a natural part of life.
In this book, Trudy’s Healing Stone, Trudy Spiller shares with us a special practice that anyone can use to help them process their feelings with the h
The holiday season has always been a very special time for Métis families. A family-oriented people, the Métis often didn’t have money to buy expensive presents, but instead made practical items with much love. In this spirit, award-winning author and i
Designed to help teachers in early years classrooms use The Seven Teachings Stories series, by Katherena Vermette, this guide provides the framework and key ideas educators need to become participants in a culturally responsive classroom community and to
When two foxes, who are best friends, have a fight it upsets the whole community of animals. Kokom the Owl knows just what to do and brings together all the animals and holds a Sharing Circle.
For centuries Indigenous People have used the four directions on the Medicine Wheel as a tool for learning and teaching.
The Medicine Wheel teachers us to respect our relationship with all that is upon Mother Earth.
This resource book is designed to
This Case Scenario book is designed to give an understand of how the Seven Teachings can be part of a students daily life. The seven case scenarios featured in the book are based on real life situations that students can relate to and learn from. Each cas
The retelling of the famous turtle island legend tells the tale of the brave muskrat helping Mother Earth reach the soil at the bottom of the ocean. With the help of muskrat, Mother Earth creates a new place for all her new land children to live.
The Treaties Guide and Workbook explains certain important aspects of the numbered treaties between the government of Canada and the First Nation people. This workbook is an easy to understand guide for teaching children 10+ about history of the treaties.
A search down a wooded path for a well-hit baseball turns into an encounter between Pamela and a veteran soldier standing in front of a monument. The statue commemorates the heroism of Sgt. Tommy Prince, the most decorated Aboriginal soldier in Canada. Pa
In the 1800s, the education of First Nations children was taken on by various churches, in government-sponsored residential schools. Children were forcibly taken from their families in order to erase their traditional languages and cultures.
As Long as
Après que le corbeau Yaahl eut fini de créer le monde, il se rendit compte qu’il se sentait seul. Alors, il invita le monde entier à le rejoindre à Haida Gwaii pour participer au plus grand festin que vous puissiez imaginer.
La danse des cerceaux et la roue médicinale sont de puissants symboles d’unité, de coopération et d’harmonie. Lors de ses représentations aux quatre coins de la planète, Teddy Anderson présente ces symboles comme des prismes au travers desquels jeunes et
Good Wolf, Bad Wolf is the story of a grandson learning about good and evil from his grandfather.
Amik tells Moshoom about his wonderful school. Then his grandfather tells him about the residential school he went to, much different from Amik’s school. So Amik has an idea….