Bizhiw Miinawaa Miinan / Lynx and the Blueberries, paperback ed.

$22.40

Bizhiw Miinawaa Miinan - Lynx and the Blueberries is a bi-lingual (Ojibwe & English) children's story about the love for Anishinaabe culture, the land, and traditional foods. Story and design are by Cecelia Rose LaPointe.  Illustrated by Dolly Peltier. Translated by Margaret Noodin in the Western standard spelling of Anishinaabemowin.

Price: $22.40

La pirogue de Shin-chi, French, paperback ed.

$12.95

La pirogue de Shin-chi or (Shin-chi's Canoe) is Nicola Campbell's sequel to Shi-shi-etko, the story about a young girl's first year at residential school. In this second picture book, Shi-shi-etko returns for another school year and brings along her six-year-old brother. Shin-chi loves to fish and accompany his father in the canoe. But a new experience awaits and his sister helps him prepare for what will happen at school.

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Ga's / The Train, hardcover ed. Dual Language. Available September 21, 2021.

$19.95

Ga's (The Train) is an Mi'kmaq and English book written by Jodie Callaghan, a Mi’kmaq woman from Listuguj First Nation in Gespegewa’gi near Quebec. The book is translated into Mi'kmaq by Joe Wilmot. The Train is illustrated by Georgia Lesley. This is story of a young girl, Ashley who is slowly walking back from school when she meets her Uncle. He is sad. He tells Ashley his story of first going to residential school and the important lesson of knowing where you come from. This story is colourfully illustrated yet invokes the sadness that Ashley and her Uncle feel.

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Hockey With Dad, hardcover ed. Available September 1, 2021.

$19.95

Hockey With Dad is written by Willie Sellars, a Member of the Williams Lake Indian Band of the Secwepemc Nation; and illustrated by Nelson White, of Flat Bay First Nation Band (No'kmaq Village) in Flat Bay, Newfoundland. This story is about Little Brother stepping on to the ice to play in the Championship game after a team member is injured. He always wanted to be part of the lineup, where Big Sister is the ace forward. The closer the game gets though, the more nervous he becomes. Can he make his family proud with their long history of playing hockey?

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Berry Picking with ‘Atsoo, paperback ed.

$8.50

Berry Picking with ‘Atsoo is written by Cecelia John from Saik’uz First Nation. Travelling up to Sinkut Mountain was a favourite summer memory of the author. She and her family would pick wild berries. Her ‘Atsoo (grandmother) taught her many things. Who is a person that teaches you many things? This book is part of the Strong Stories: Dakelh series focussing on Indigenous territories (Canada and the United States). These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud. 

Price: $8.50

Berries of the Dakelh Territory, paper ed.

$8.50

Berries of the Dakelh Territory is written by Cecelia John from Saik’uz First Nation. Wild berries grow almost everywhere. Some wild berries are good to eat while others will make you sick. It is important to know if a berry is safe to eat before you pop it into your mouth! What kinds of berries have you eaten? This book is part of the Strong Stories: Dakelh series focussing on Indigenous territories (Canada and the United States). These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures.

Price: $8.50

Bald Eagle, Bald Eagle, paperback ed.

$8.50

There are many animals that live within the Dakelh Territory. Follow along with this playful poem as the animals spot each other. What kinds of animals have you spotted in your area? Bald Eagle, Bald Eagle is part of the Strong Stories focussing on Indigenous territories (Canada and the United States). These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Price: $8.50

Je suis aime / I Am Loved, French, Available April 13, 2021

$12.95

I Am Loved, is written by Kevin Qamaniq-Mason who grew up in Iglulik and is a senior policy advisor at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and Mary Qamaniq-Mason. This book is translated into French by Serge Bélair. I Am Loved is illustrated by Hwei Lim. In this book Pakak is in a new foster home, with new people, new food, and new smells. Feeling alone and uncertain, Pakak finds comfort in a secret shared with him by his anaanattiaq, his grandmother, and in the knowledge that he is loved no matter how far away his family may be.

Price: $12.95

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