Tant Que Couleront Les Rivieres (As Long as the Rivers Flow: A Last Summer Before Residential School), paper ed

$15.95

Tant Que Couleront Les Rivieres is the French edition of As Long as the Rivers Flow: A Last Summer Before Residential School, a poignant story for children about the joyous summer spent in northern Alberta in 1944. The story focuses on the daily routine of a ten-year-old Cree boy named Lawrence. His days are filled with family activities and personal adventures. At the beginning of summer Lawrence overhears the adults talking about how the children would have to attend a school far away and that this school was something like prison.

Price: $15.95

Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story, paper ed

$16.00

Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story is a graphic novel written by David Alexander Robertson, author of the 7 Generations series. With illustrator Scott B. Henderson the pair produced a compelling graphic novel that is based on a true story. Set in a contemporary high school, students are given the assignment to interview a residential school survivor. Daniel is not pleased with the assignment because he does not know any people to interview. His friend April agrees to help by introducing him to her Kokum.

Price: $16.00

La Plus Belle Création de Corbeau (Raven's Greatest Creation: Gaagaagi Ogichi-gikendaasowin), hardcover ed

$24.95

La Plus Belle Création de Corbeau is the French and Ojibwe edition of Raven's Greatest Creation: Gaagaagi Ogichi-gikendaasowin, from Métis author and storyteller David Bouchard. Bouchard has dreamed this version of creation story of Skyworld, Raven, and the ultimate creation of two-leggeds or humans. Cherokee artist Brigitte Lopez has created a colourful and majestic series of paintings for this book. The animals such as Swan, Bear, Buffalo, Cougar, and Raven take on other-worldly appearances.

Price: $24.95

Orphan and the Polar Bear, The, hardcover ed

$13.95

The Orphan and the Polar Bear is a 32-page picture book from Inhabit Media written by Inuk storyteller Sakiasi Qaunaq and illustrated by Eva Widermann. In the world of Inuit traditional stories, animals and humans are not such different creatures. Animals can speak to, understand, and form relationships with humans. In The Orphan and the Polar Bear an orphaned boy who is abandoned on the sea ice by a group of cruel hunters is discovered and adopted by a polar bear elder.

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Raven's Greatest Creation: Gaagaagi Ogichi-gikendaasowin, hardcover ed

$0.00

Raven's Greatest Creation: Gaagaagi Ogichi-gikendaasowin is the 2011 release from Métis author and storyteller David Bouchard. Bouchard has dreamed this version of creation story of Skyworld, Raven, and the ultimate creation of two-leggeds or humans. Cherokee artist Brigitte Lopez has created a colourful and majestic series of paintings for this book. The animals such as Swan, Bear, Buffalo, Cougar, and Raven take on other-worldly appearances. Each animal and bird contributes their special gifts courage, humility, respect, cooperation, and wisdom to the new creation, humankind.

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Stranger at Home: A True Story, A, hardcover ed

$21.95

A Stranger at Home: A True Story is the sequel to the novel Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This 124-illustrated chapter book joins Margaret upon her return to her family from spending two years at residential school. Margaret is full of anticipation and joy but suddenly comes to grips with the fact that her mother no longer recognizes her ten-year old daughter with short hair and looking taller and thinner. This initial reluctance by her mother is countered by the loving embrace from her father.

Price: $21.95

Shkimma and Sam, paper ed

$9.99

Shkimma and Sam is a brief 21-page illustrated story about having a second chance as a youth finds the true meaning of the Seven Grandfather Teachings from an Elder named Sam. Ojibwe artist James Mishibinijima wrote and illustrated this story about an angry boy named Shkimma whose very name indicated that he was always getting angry. Sitting beside a peaceful bay the boy met the Elder as the older man was out for a walk. The Elder asked the boy why he was not attending school with his friends.

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Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven (set of 7 books), paper ed

$83.65

Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven is a new picture book series created by Chad Solomon, Tanya Leary, and Christopher Meyer. The seven picture books contain the characters, 12-year-old Rabbit, 10-year-old Bear Paws, and 11-year-old Strawberry, developed by Chad Solomon in his The Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws graphic novel offerings. This new selection contains seven stand alone titles each one based on one of the Seven Grandfather Teachings: Courage, Honesty, Humility, Love, Respect, Truth, and Wisdom.

Price: $83.65

Seven Gifts for Cedar, paper ed, OUT OF PRINT

$25.95

Seven-year-old Cedar lives in a big city with her mom and travels to the Georgian Bay area of Ontario to stay with her dad’s family on the reserve every summer. She receives some valuable gifts during her summer visits. This charming and descriptive story teaches the core traditional First Nation cultural values (Seven Grandfather Teachings) in a contemporary setting. It portrays the strong ties that exist within First Nation families and communities.

Price: $25.95

Stranger at Home: A True Story, A, paper ed

$12.95

A Stranger at Home: A True Story is the sequel to the novel Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This 124-illustrated chapter book joins Margaret upon her return to her family from spending two years at residential school. Margaret is full of anticipation and joy but suddenly comes to grips with the fact that her mother no longer recognizes her ten-year old daughter with short hair and looking taller and thinner. This initial reluctance by her mother is countered by the loving embrace from her father.

Price: $12.95

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