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 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
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.
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
When Cole’s teacher catches him drawing rather than listening in class, he gives Cole a special assignment: an oral presentation on an important Aboriginal figure. Cole will do almost anything to avoid speaking in public – even feigning illness. But when
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.
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.
“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
Children will love getting their own chance to journal. With a built in box on every second page to illustrate a special picture of the day, all ages can express themselves.
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.
Teacher’s Guide for Powwow Counting in Cree gives you engaging activities that take a deeper look at each illustration in the book, Powwow Counting in Cree.
This unique counting book introduces Cree numbers, from one to ten. Featuring powwow* imagery that reflects the rich culture and tradition of the Cree people, rhyme, rhythm, and glowing illustration combine to make language learning a joyful experience fo
Finalist for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award and the Ruth Schwartz Award
In just four days young Shi-shi-etko will have to leave her family and all that she knows to attend residential school.
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.
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After the Raven (Yaahl) had finished creating the world; he realized that he was lonely. So he invited the whole world to join him in Haida Gwaii for the greatest feast you could ever imagine. At the end of the Feast each person, from all 4 sacred directi
An estimated thirty to fifty million bison once thundered across the Great Plains and much of North America.
Honouring the Buffalo is the story of how the Buffalo gifted themselves so freely through the Creator to the Plains Cree people to help them su
Eight-year-old Margaret Pokiak has set her sights on learning to read, even though it means leaving her village in the high Arctic. Faced with unceasing pressure, her father finally agrees to let her make the five-day journey to attend school, but he warn
Olemaun is eight and knows a lot of things. But she does not know how to read. Ignoring her father’s warnings, she travels far from her Arctic home to the outsiders’ school to learn.
The nuns at the school call her Margaret. They cut off her long hair
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