The Amazing Time Travel Adventures of the Iron Crow Brothers and Bree Sainte Marie is a historical fiction young adult novel by Calgary amateur historian Rob Lennard. He combines an original time travel tale (image the Magic Schoolbus) along with historical factoids about Alberta history. He conveniently identifies the facts and story in two different fonts. When his little brother, Johnny, contracts a fatal blood disease, teenage track star Max Iron Crow embarks on a life-saving vision quest, meeting guardian wolves, three First Nations chiefs, and his own Blackfoot ancestors.
Nipin and the Rocks is based on the bedtime story told by Métis author Victoria Bouvier to her young son. Storytelling rocks are important pieces of a traditional First Nation culture. These old ones carry the history and knowledge of the people. They carry the stories. Nipin and the Rocks is one of the stories. Long ago a Cree grandfather called Mosom was the keeper of the storytelling rocks. Each rock represented a particular story handed down to him by his Elder. During the telling of the creation story a young boy called Nipin sat in the circle with Mosom and others.
The Story of the Blackfoot People: Niitsitapiisinni is the 2013 edition of Glenbow Museum's 2001 publication developed by the Blackfoot Gallery Committee. This new edition explores the history, culture, and lives today of the Blackfoot Nation as experienced by the people themselves. The seven chapters cover Our Way of Life; The Blackfoot World; How We Lived Together; The place Where We Live; Our Relationships with Other People; End of the Buffalo Days; and We Are Meant To Be Nii-tsi-ta-pii-ksi (Real People).
Buffy Sainte-Marie: It's My Way is a 2012 biography written by author Blair Stonechild. It is a unique perspective on the life and times of Cree singer/songwriter, artist, educator, and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie. This Cree woman’s life began in Saskatchewan and has been one of change and transition. Buffy Sainte-Marie is a symbol of the free expression movement of the 1960s and her powerful songs inspired countless people seeking hope and change.
Sioux History and Culture is the 2013 publication in the Native American Library Series from Gareth Stevens Publishing. This 48-page information book offers students from grades 5 to 8 basic and accurate information about the Sioux in the United States and Canada. Organized in five chapters the book begins with Land and Origins. This two-page spread explains the origin or creation story, names, and geographic location in South and North Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana. The remaining chapters cover History; Traditional Way of Life; Sioux Life Today; and Current Sioux Issues.
Vanishing Link: My Spiritual Return to the Kiowa Way DVD is the personal journey by filmmaker Donna Rowell. This 90-minute drama is an emotionally moving program about one woman's return to her spiritual roots and identity. As this story unfolds through the woman's direct experiences the viewer follows her journey and so travels deeper into her return to her teachings. Woven together with riveting stories from Elders brought to life through traditional art, dances, songs, and crafts.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from GoodMinds.com Reading and Writing the Lakota Language Kit consists of a 226-page text book and two audio-cassettes. The audio-cassettes contain male and female voices that follow the designated drills for each of the thirteen teachings. They repeat each term. The teachings include: Lakota basic vowels; relative terms for greetings; gender endings; numbers; nasal vowels; parts of the body; seasons and weeks; time references; weather; food; animals; and clothing. The book and lesson drills emphasize vocabulary and pronunciation.
First Nations Language Lessons: Ojibway/Saulteaux Network Version is an interactive language resource designed for the beginner level by OBI Systems of Saskatchewan. This Network Version containing the Ojibway and Saulteaux language is designed for 20 users. It includes a database management system that allows the teacher to evaluate each student's progress.