Environmentalists from our First Nations

Second Story PressSKU: 9781897187982

Author:
Schilling, Vincent
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
125
Publisher:
Second Story Press
Series:
First Nations Book for Young Readers Series
Copyright Data:
2011

Price:
Sale price$10.95

Description

Environmentalists from our First Nations is the 2011 release in the series, First Nations Series for Young Readers from Second Story Press. All books in this series feature brief biography pieces about several First Nation and Native American people who show leadership in their chosen field. In this book, the author Vincent Schilling has selected eleven individuals from the USA and Canada who work for the betterment of Mother Earth and her peoples in the field of environmental science. Ojibwe activist Winona LaDuke works tirelessly for reclaiming Indigenous peoples lands, advocating renewable energy resources, and protecting Indigenous cultures. Clayton Thomas-Muller from the Mathias Colomb Cree Nation is an activist for indigenous self-determination and environmental justice. Mohawk-Ojibwe Ben Powless focuses his talent toward addressing climate change issues. Additional biographies include Tom Goldtooth, Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Teague Allston, Klee Benally, Enei Begaye, Evon Peter, Sarah James, and Grace Thorpe. Each biography includes a photograph and details about the activist's education, culture, and career. Intermediate Spring 2012. Guided Reading Level: X

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