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.
“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
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.
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
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
When two red foxes have an argument which breaks apart their community, a gentle buffalo decides to take a braid of sweetgrass to a local elder and asks her to help with a sharing circle for all the animals.
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….
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
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.
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
Picking Up the Pieces tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a living work of art conceived and created by Indigenous artist Carey Newman.
In this book, Gifts From Raven, Kung Jaadee a Haida storyteller, shares with us that Raven has given each person a special gist to share with the world. That gift is their unique talent or passion. This is an adaptation of her book Raven’s Feast for a you
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 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.
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.
When we look up to the sky and see a beautiful eagle soaring by, we may stop to appreciate its graceful flight, but, as Kevin Locke explains, eagles also have powerful teachings to offer. In this book Kevin shares with us that each feather on the eagle’s
Learn about the Medicine Wheel through this easy to read rhyming book. A great tool for helping young children learn all about the Medicine Wheel.
Il y a des lunes, j’ai entendu mes enfants pleurer… Aujourd’hui, je reviens sous la forme de la Femme Bison Blanc.
Aujourd’hui, je reviens te révéler les sept enseignements sacrés. Les Sept enseignements sacrés nous parle de valeurs traditionn