They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at Indian Residential School, paper ed 2017 FNCR

$19.95

They Called Me Number One is one of four shortlisted finalists in CODE's (Canadian Organization for Development through Education) 2014 Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature. Author Bev Sellars received 3rd prize for the 2014 Burt Award. They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at Indian Residential School by Xat’sull (Soda Creek) First Nation Chief Bev Sellars is the poignant and gripping memoir of her life and education at the St. Joseph's Mission Residential School located at Williams Lake, British Columbia.

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Etrangere chez moi (A Stranger at Home), paper ed

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Etrangere chez moi is the French language edition of A Stranger at Home: A True Story. This book is the sequel to the novel Les Bas du pensionnat (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.

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Les Bas du pensionnat (Fatty Legs), pb- Out of Stock Indefinitely

$16.99

Les Bas du pensionnat is the French language edition of Fatty Legs: A True Story. Les Bas du pensionnat recounts the life of an eight-year-old Banks Island Inuvialuit girl who attended Residential School. Olemaun Pokiak, later called Margaret, tells her story in this memoir. In the introduction she explains the book's title, Les Bas du pensionnat or Fatty Legs, is the result of her destruction of the dreaded red-coloured stockings a nun forced her to wear at residential school.

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My Name is Not Easy, paper ed

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My Name is Not Easy is a moving and carefully written account of five Inuit, Inupiaq, and Athapascan children who attend an Alaskan Roman Catholic boarding school during the times of massive changes in America during the 1960s. Luke knows his Iñupiaq name is full of sounds white people can’t say. So he leaves it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles away from their Arctic village. At Sacred Heart School, students—Eskimo, Indian, White—line up on different sides of the cafeteria like there’s some kind of war going on.

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7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga, paper ed

$34.00

7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga is the 4-book graphic novel series by David Alexander Robertson and Scott Henderson now available in this new full-colour edition. This 128-page graphic novel contains volume one: Stone, volume 2: Scars; volume 3: Ends/Begins, and volume 4: The Pact. This graphic novel follows one Plains Cree family from the early 19th century to the present day and tells a story of redemption as residential school survivor James and his son, Edwin, reconcile their past and begin a new journey.  Edwin is facing an uncertain future.

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Wawahte: Indian Residential Schools, paper ed

$20.00

Wawahte: Indian Residential Schools recounts the life experiences of three Indian residential school survivors, as told to Kingston author Robert Wells, a retired Ontario Conservation Officer. Robert Wells made a promise to an Elder in his childhood that one day he would tell the stories of his three friends Esther Faries, Bunny Galvin and Stanley Stephens and after 14 months of research and interviews this self-published book was released in 2012. The unedited personal accounts reflect the author's commitment to his promise.

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When I Was Eight, hardcover ed

$21.95

When I was Eight is the 32-page picture book adaptation of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton's book, Fatty Legs: A True Story. Margaret and her daughter-in-law, Christy Jordan-Fenton have adapted Margaret's childhood story about her life in a residential school when she was a child. This picture book memoir begins with Olemaun (the stone that sharpens the women’s knife, the ulu) living on the land with her family. Her older sister has attended residential school and brought back a special book about a girl named Alice. Olemaun wants to attend this school too. Reluctantly her father agrees.

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When I Was Eight, paper ed

$9.95

When I was Eight is the 32-page picture book adaptation of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton's book, Fatty Legs: A True Story. Margaret and her daughter-in-law, Christy Jordan-Fenton have adapted Margaret's childhood story about her life in a residential school when she was a child. This picture book memoir begins with Olemaun (the stone that sharpens the women’s knife, the ulu) living on the land with her family. Her older sister has attended residential school and brought back a special book about a girl named Alice. Olemaun wants to attend this school too. Reluctantly her father agrees.

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L’íl’wata DVD (Home DVD Use Only)

$35.95

L’íl’wata DVD is Alanis Obomsawin's 1975 film re-mastered and re-released on DVD from the National Film Board. In her early film career, Alanis Obomsawin visited the people of the L’íl’wata First Nation and provided them with an opportunity to record their personal narratives about their culture, history, education, and the impact of residential schools. This Interior Salish community presents their version of history in this 55-minute DVD. The package includes an information booklet about the history of the First Nation's introduction to filmmaking.

Price: $35.95

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