This Place: 150 Years Retold is a 296-page graphic novel anthology just released in April 2019 by Highwater Press. A graphic anthology with a foreword by Alicia Elliott, that showcases 11 Indigenous writers, eight illustrators, and two colour artists. It presents Canadian history over the last 150 years from multiple viewpoints, including Métis, Inuit, Dene, Cree, Anishinaabe, and Mi’kmaq. The anthology is visually captivating.
Great Women from our First Nations is part of the Second Story Press series, First Nations Book for Young Readers. This 2015 printing contains the same biographies found in 7th Generation title, Native Women of Courage for Young Readers This is a collection of brief biographical sketches of ten outstanding First Nations women. Métis author Kelly Fournel celebrates the lives of Winona LaDuke, Sarah Winnemucca, Maria Tallchief, Mary Kim Titla, Sandra Lovelace Nicholas, Susan Aglukark, Wilma Mankiller, Suzanne Rochon-Burnett, Lorna B. Williams, and Pauline Johnson.
Aboriginal Knowledge for Economic Development analyzes the benefits, practices and challenges of Mi’kmaw and Maliseet Language Immersion programs, illustrating how these programs provide a solid foundation of worldview, ethics, values and identities that are essential for improved academic success, and examines the Honouring Traditional Knowledge Project, a two-year project to seek Elders’ views on how to include them and traditional knowledge in all aspects of community economic research and development.
Indian School Road: Legacies of the Shubenacadie Residential School by journalist Chris Benjamin tackles the controversial and tragic history of the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School, its predecessors, and its lasting effects, giving voice to multiple perspectives. Benjamin integrates research, interviews, and testimonies to guide readers through the varied experiences of students, principals, and teachers over the school's nearly forty years of operation (1930-1967) and beyond.
Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork is the compelling book based on an art exhibition explaining how First Nations and Métis floral beadwork became both a major means of artistic expression and a symbol of cultural resilience. It is also an important example of how two differing civilizations - Indigenous and European - established a common ground of economic and creative exchange. This companion publication to the exhibition celebrates the beauty and power of Native North American floral art.
Keepers of the Fire by Metis filmmaker Christine Welsh is a 54-minute documentary about the contemporary role of Native women in Canada. Produced by the National Film Board of Canada this 1994 DVD profiles Mohawk, Haida, Ojibwe, and Maliseet women who are defending and protecting their peoples' cultural traditions and lands. Whether it is Ellen Gabriel during the Oka crisis or Shirley Bear's artistic creations, these women show determination and spirit as they defend their culture's sovereignty.
Kwa'nu'te' - Micmac and Maliseet Artists DVD by Catherine Anne Martin profiles a number of Mi'kmaq and Maliseet artists from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, showing their similarities and differences, samples of their work and the sources of their inspiration. Features Shirley Bear, Leonard Paul, Louise Martin, Ned Bear and Luke Simon.
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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from GoodMinds Keepers of the Fire by Metis filmmaker Christine Welsh is a 54-minute documentary about the contemporary role of Native women in Canada. Produced by the National Film Board of Canada this 1994 video profiles Mohawk, Haida, Ojibwe, and Maliseet women who are defending and protecting their peoples' cultural traditions and lands. Whether it is Ellen Gabriel during the Oka crisis or Shirley Bear's artistic creations, these women show determination and spirit as they defend their culture's sovereignty.
Aboriginal Sports Heroes: Atlantic Canada features the biographies of five Maritime athletes who combine athletics with education and commitment to community. Selected by author Jason Peters the book features individuals with Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, and an Inuk ancestry. The sports heroes include Fredericton resident Josh Hepditch, who played with the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League; Canadian football pivot Josh Sacobie, from St. Mary's First Nation; Allison Brooks a quarterback, also from St.