First Fire: A Cherokee Story, paperback ed.

$20.95

In First Fire: A Cherokee Story written by Bradley Wagnon, Cherokee and illustrated by Alex Stephenson is a story that takes place during a time when animals could do many of the things that people do. The Creator gave the animals the world to live in, but they were without a source of heat at night. Great Thunder and his sons saw the plight of the animals, so he sent lightning down to strike a tree. The tree burst into flames, but because it was on an island, there was no way for the animals to easily get to the tree.

Price: $20.95

Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich, paper ed.

$23.75

Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich, is the story of how Elizabeth Peratrovich came to give a speech that helped Alaska lead all of America in the battle for civil rights. This book is written by Annie Boochever in consultation with Elizabeth Peratrovich’s eldest son, Roy Peratrovich, Jr.(Tlingit) who read and edited each revision of his mother’s story.

Price: $23.75

Lillian and Kokomis: The Spirit of Dance, paper ed.

$17.95

Lillian and Kokomis: The Spirit of Dance, is  by Lynda Partridge, a member of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan and illustrated by Dave Nicholson. In Lillian and Kokomis, Lillian who is a girl of mixed Indigenous and white ancestry is in the process of being shuffled to her seventh foster home. Lillian is a complex and not-always-lovable hero and she doesn’t always fit in but she eventually finds a sense of peace and belonging from a surprising spirit that returns her to traditional ways.

Price: $17.95

Four Faces of the Moon, paperback ed. AVAILABLE APRIL 2021

$18.95

Four Faces of the Moon is a book by Métis filmmaker, illustrator, media artist, and stop-motion director Amanda Strong and with an afterword by Dr. Sherry Farrell-Racette, a Métis scholar. In Four Faces of the Moon, Spotted Fawn, who is on a journey to uncover her family’s story, travels through time and space to reclaim connection to ancestors, language, and the land. In the dreamworld she bears witness to a mountain of buffalo skulls. They stand as a ghostly monument to the slaughter of the Plains bison to near extinction.

Price: $18.95

Four Faces of the Moon, hardcover ed. AVAILABLE APRIL 2021

$24.95

Four Faces of the Moon is a book by Métis filmmaker, illustrator, media artist, and stop-motion director Amanda Strong and with an afterword by Dr. Sherry Farrell-Racette, a Métis scholar. In Four Faces of the Moon, Spotted Fawn, who is on a journey to uncover her family’s story, travels through time and space to reclaim connection to ancestors, language, and the land. In the dreamworld she bears witness to a mountain of buffalo skulls. They stand as a ghostly monument to the slaughter of the Plains bison to near extinction.

Price: $24.95

Memengwans-kwens: Enji Naagide'Enmindwaa Anishinaabe-Binoojiin-kinoomaage-Gamigoong Dibaajimowin / Little Butterfly Girl, paper ed.

$15.00

Little Butterfly Girl: An Indian Residential School Story is a picture book produced by the Union of Ontario Indians based on an original account by Jenny Restoule-Mallozzi. With original colour illustrations by Donald Chretien, this story recounts the experiences of an Ojibwe child forced to attend residential school.  The tragic account is brought full-circle when Mary begins her healing journey with encouragement from her family.

Price: $15.00

L'ambassadrice de la paix: Thanadelthur, French ed. (Peacemaker: Thanadelthur, The, paper ed)

$16.95

The Peacemaker: Thanadelthur is one book in the Tales from Big Spirit series from Highwater Press. Tales from Big Spirit is a unique six-book graphic novel series that delves into the stories of six great Indigenous heroes from Aboriginal peoples and Canadian history—some already well known and others who deserve to be. Designed to correspond to grades 4–6 social studies curriculums across Canada, these full colour graphic novels could be used in literature circles, novel studies, and book clubs to facilitate discussion of social studies topics.

Price: $16.95

L'eclaireur: Tommy Prince, French ed.(Scout: Tommy Prince, The, paper ed)

$16.95

The Scout: Tommy Prince is one of the titles from Tales from Big Spirit series. This unique graphic novel series is a highly recommended six-book graphic novel series that delves into the stories of great Indigenous heroes from Aboriginal peoples and Canadian history—some already well known and others who deserve to be. Designed to correspond to grades 4–6 social studies curriculums across Canada, these full colour graphic novels could be used in literature circles, novel studies, and book clubs to facilitate discussion of social studies topics.

Price: $16.95

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future: Symbolism in Indigenous Arts and Culture, paperback ed.

$15.95

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future, Symbolism in Indigenous Arts and Culture is part of a set of 32-page books produced by Red Line Editorial for Beech Street Books and edited by Marie Pearson. Designed for elementary students from grades 4 to 7 the books offer introductions to the history of Indigenous Peoples in the story of Canada: Symbolism in Indigenous Arts and Culture has six chapters. Chapter one discusses An Ancient Practice focusing on symbolism and human cultures, and why Indigenous art matters.

Price: $15.95

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future: Sixties Scoop, paperback ed.

$15.95

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future - Sixties Scoop is part of a set of 32-page books produced by Red Line Editorial for Beech Street Books and edited by Marie Pearson. Designed for elementary students from grades 4 to 7 the books offer introductions to the history of Indigenous Peoples in the story of Canada. Sixties Scoop by Erin Nicks has six chapters. Chapter one discusses assimilation and the era of the Sixties Scoop when more than 20,000 Indigenous children were taken from their families and placed in government foster care and adopted throughout the world.

Price: $15.95

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