'Clothing' is a sensory book for children to explore with their sense of touch and sight. By exploring the images and textures of different types of clothing worn in the Arctic - sweater, duffle socks and kamiik - this multi-sensory experience helps create connections between what children see and feel while building early literacy skills. The book is bilingual and in both Inuktitut and English.
Kohkum`s Babushka: A Magical Metis-Ukrainian Tale is a unique modern oral tradition of a first encounter between a Metis family and an immigrant family. Unable to speak the other`s language the families share food and clothing. This imagined history takes readers to an ideal meeting that benefits both families. Caring, sharing, reciprocity and good feelings all around are symbolized in a colourful woman`s head scarf. Ideal for teachers looking for a first encounter resource. Suggested for junior-intermediate social studies.
Traditional Inuit Clothing level 11 introduces children to items of clothing like the parka that they might be familiar with, and uniquely Northern objects like amautis (a style of parka worn by women to carry their infant). Living in the North requires very special clothing to stay warm and move easily over the ice! One of the non-fiction readers, part of the Nunavummi Reading Series. Fountas and Pinnell Reading Level: P
Les choses qui nous tiennent au chaud (Things That Keep Us Warm), Level 4 is a leveled reader with simple sentences to describe items common throughout Canada, like the parka, hats, and socks, and some items that are uniquely Northern, like the qulliq (oil lamp). This 8-page reader is part of Inhabit Education's new series Nunavummi Reading. Level 4 titles range from 8 to 12 pages with a single sentence per page. Each sentence is simple with basic punctuation and is aided by a colour photograph that helps the beginning reader decode the text.
Things That Keep Us Warm, Level 4 is a leveled reader with simple sentences to describe items common throughout Canada, like the parka, hats, and socks, and some items that are uniquely Northern, like the qulliq (oil lamp). This 8-page reader is part of Inhabit Education's new series Nunavummi Reading. Level 4 titles range from 8 to 12 pages with a single sentence per page. Each sentence is simple with basic punctuation and is aided by a colour photograph that helps the beginning reader decode the text. Unique to the Arctic are the kamiks, and oil lamps called the qulliq.
The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood by Lakota storyteller Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve takes readers back in time to her childhood during the 1940s. This picture book offers the heartwarming Christmas story about her family living on the reservation in South Dakota where her father is the Episcopal minister. As her family looks with anticipation on the coming Christmas events, Virginia dreams of receiving a new winter coat.
Native American Clothing: An Illustrated History is a 368-page coffee-table reference book that discusses the history of First Nations and Inuit peoples of North America and Mexico as seen though their clothing and regalia. Organized by 12 culture regions the book follows the standard anthropological format by discusses the broad traits of each region according to traditional stories (the author calls them myths), geography, with early historical facts, maps, spiritual beliefs, and everyday customs, notes about language, assimilation, and the impact of climate change.
Focus on Feathers: A Complete Guide to American Indian Feather Craft is a how-to guide to creating feather headdresses, feather fans, and feather bustles. Written by a hobbyist with an interest in painting on feathers, this guide provides step-by-step instructions for creating personal feather projects. Identifying types of birds and their feathers according to scientific criteria is provided. The majority of projects are Plains oriented but the book includes a section on the Iroquois men's gustoweh.
North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes is volume 467 in Osprey Publishing's Men-at-Arms series. All titles in the series are well-researched and contain full-colour plates of the uniforms or clothing worn by military forces of the past and present. This volume covers the Great Lakes Woodland cultural region and includes information about Ojibwe, Huron, Wyandot, Miami, Potawatomi, Winnebago, Sac and Fox, Odawa, Petun, and Kickapoo Nations cultural clothing styles.