I am the Elwha is written by Lori Peleen. Robert Elofson, Tribal Elder and Harvest Manager in the Natural Resources Department for the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribes, approved Lori's work and contributed a few pages of back matter at the end of the work. Lori's story was further approved by Frances Charles, the Tribal Councilwoman for the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, after the entire council read and approved it.The Elwha River flows 72 kilometres (45 miles) from its source in the Olympic Mountains to the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the Pacific Northwest.
Wild Waters is Larry Loyie’s, Cree, exploration of the little-known side of the fur trade, the side of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) and Canadien (French Canadian) paddlers who powered the canoes. After seeing his four times great-grandfather’s name, Tomma, in Chief Trader Archibald McDonald’s 1828 journal, Larry, with partner and co-author Constance Brissenden, began researching and writing about a challenging canoe voyage from Montreal to Hudson Bay, and then on to the Pacific.
Pocket Ojibwe, A Phrasebook for Nearly All Occasions, was reprinted in 2017 after originally being published in 2007. The authors are Patricia Ningewance Nadeau and Trevor Greyeyes. The book is intended for children aged 8 to 15. It is not meant to teach a person how to speak on their own. There are no lessons or explanations of grammar instead there are ready-to-use phrases and words for immediate solutions. There are seven sections to this book.
Lac Pelletier: My Métis Home, is by Cecile Blanke, a prominent Métis Elder living in Swift Current, Saskatchewan with deep roots in nearby Lac Pelletier. Cecile has been a tireless presence on the Métis and larger cultural scene in southwest Saskatchewan for many years. The history of the southwest Saskatchewan Métis is not widely known, and this book contributes significantly to our knowledge of this community.
Road Allowance Kitten: Broken Promises is a bilingual (Michif/English) picture book by Wilfred Burton and with Michif translation by Norman Fleury. This book is illustrated by Christian Johns. They share more of the adventures of the main characters, Rosie and Madeline, and their pet kitten. Their adventure began in Road Allowance Kitten, which has become a very popular and widely-acclaimed book within the canon of Métis children’s literature. Readers urged author Wilfred Burton to share what happens next.
The Shaman’s Apprentice tells the story of a young shaman in training who must face her first test—a trip to the underground to visit Kannaaluk, The One Below, who holds the answers to why a community member has become ill. Facing dark spirits and physical challenges, the young shaman must learn to stifle her fear and listen to what Kannaaluk has to tell her.
Indigenous Communities in Canada: Abenaki Gedakina is an elementary level information book by Réjean OBomsawin. The content consultant is Jacinthe Laliberté, Communications Director Enseignement Abenaki. Published by Beech Street Books, this book is part of their Curriculum Connections series. Indigenous Communities in Canada are about the past and present-day culture and history.
Indigenous Communities in Canada: Tlingit is an elementary level information book by Carol V. Geddes. Published by Beech Street Books, this book is part of their Curriculum Connections series. Indigenous Communities in Canada are about the past and present-day culture and history of Indigenous communities in Canada. Indigenous Communities in Canada: Tlingit, describes the location of Tlingit people in what is now known as Alaska and Canada. Russian and Tlingit trading of sea otter fur for goods the Tlingit did not have shows that this trading also brought challenges such as diseases.
Indigenous Communities in Canada: Nuu-chah-nulth is an elementary level information book by Dawn Smith. Published by Beech Street Books, this book is part of their Curriculum Connections series. Indigenous Communities in Canada are about the past and present-day culture and history of Indigenous communities in Canada.