Hidden Friends: Baapi and the Memegwesiwak, paper ed

$19.95

Hidden Friends: Baapi and the Memegwesiwak,​ is inspired by the oral stories of Elder Dan Thomas and delightfully illustrated by Rosalyn Boucha, this children’s book tells the story of a boy named Baapi and an important lesson he learns about caring for the earth. It’s a lesson he hears from some special, hidden friends.

Price: $19.95

Weenipeeg, paper ed

$19.95

Weenipeeg by Elder Bill Ballantyne, Nicole Marie Burton and the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre is a children's story carried on by Elder Bill Ballantyne. Weenipeeg, recounts the gripping true events that led to Winnipeg receiving its name. The name Weenipeeg (or Winnipeg) is known to mean dirty water. But how did it get that name? Weenipeeg is a journey story at its heart and this beautifully illustrated book will have you on the edge of your seat, while it shares important traditional knowledge.
 

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The Walrus and the Caribou, hardcover ed.

$16.95

The Walrus and the Caribou written by Maika Harper, Inuit, and illustrated by Marcus Cutler is a story about patience and courage. When the earth was new, words had the power to breathe life into the world. But when creating animals from breath, sometimes one does not get everything right on the first try! Based on a traditional Inuit story passed forward orally for generations in the South Baffin region of Nunavut, this book shares with young readers the origin of the caribou and the walrus—and tells of how very different these animals looked when they were first conceived.

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When We Had Sled Dogs: A Story From the Trapline / ācimowin ohci wanihikīskanāhk, hardcover ed.

$19.95

When We Had Sled Dogs: A Story from the Trapline / ācimowin ohci wanihikīskanāhk by Ida Tremblay, a Cree Elder from La Ronge,  Saskatchewan and illustrated by Miriam Körner, takes readers young and old on a journey into the past when dog teams were part of the traditional way of life in Northern Saskatchewan. Inspired by Elder Ida Tremblay’s childhood memories, and told in English with Woodland Cree words and phrases, the story follows the seasonal cycle of trapline life. 

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Inuit Tools of the Western Arctic, paper ed.

$7.95

Inuit Tools of the Western Arctic is written by Barbara Olson, an educator raised in Kugluktuk; and illustrated by Megan Kyak, an Inuk illustrator and painter from Pond inlet, Nunavut. Learn about Inuit tools and their different uses in this picture book of Inuit tools of the Western Arctic. Tools are used for different purposes, for example softening skins to pounding seal fat. Learn more in this beginner reading book for ages 5 to 7.
 

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Palluq and Inuluk Go Hunting With Their Ataata, paper ed.

$10.95

Palluq and Inuluk Go Hunting with Their Ataata is a picture book by Jeela Palluq-Cloutier, who has worked on the standardization of Inuktut orthography in Nunavut, as well as at the national level with the Atausiq Inuktut Titirausiq task group with Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. This book is illustrated by Michelle Simpson. In  Palluq and Inuluk Go Hunting with Their Ataata, Palluq is going seal hunting with his older brother, Inuluk, and his ataata! They pack up their qamutiik and travel for hours to reach the floe edge. Will Palluq catch a seal to bring home to his anaana?

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Takoza - Walks With The Blue Moon Girl, paper ed.

$16.75

Takoza: Walks With the Blue Moon Girl by Tara Perron, Dakota/Ojibwe and illustrated by Alicia Schwab, is an endearing, lyrical illustrated children’s story about a young Dakota girl, walks with the blue moon girl, and her Zunzi (grandmother). The grandmother teaches her, Takoza (granddaughter), through story while making star quilts, and planting and caring for a garden.
 
 
 

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Grasshopper Girl, paper ed.

$14.00

Grasshopper Girl is written by Teresa Peterson, Dakota from the Upper Sioux Community, and illustrated by Jordan Rodgers, Lakota. In Grasshopper Girl, young Psipsi is sick in bed, she misses her friends and being outside. What will make her feel better? An Unktomi trickster story from her father lulls her to sleep. "Unktomi stories have been shared in Dakota families and communities for a very long time. This tradition continued into the childhood of my mother's generation. Depending upon location and community, variations of this Unktomi story have been told.

Price: $14.00

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets, paper ed.

$14.95

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets by Joseph Dandurand, a member of Kwantlen First Nation located on the Fraser River and illustrated by Simon Daniel James, an Indigenous artist from the Mamalilikulla/Kwicksutaineuk clans from the Kwakwaka’wakw nation, is told with grace and simplicity by a master storyteller in the great tradition of the Kwantlen people and accompanied by whimsical illustrations from this Kwakwaka’wakw artist. “Deep in the thickest part of a cedar forest there lived a young Sasquatch. He was over nine feet tall and his feet were about size twenty.

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Discovering People: English, French, Cree, paper ed.

$12.00

Discovering People: English,  French, Cree is the second edition of this book illustrated by Neepin Auger, a Cree artist and educator, This is a new format for young readers and transforms Neepin Auger’s bestselling board books into playful and colourful resources for elementary school children to learn about people at home and in the community. Neepin Auger’s colourful board books for infants have collectively sold well over 20,000 copies since they first appeared on the market.

Price: $12.00

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