Winners is the award-winning young adult novel by children's writer Mary-Ellen Lang Collura about a Blackfoot youth who finds a community through the love of a horse. The main character, Jordy Threebears, has spent half of his fifteen years in foster homes. The death of his parents has left Jordy alone in the world except for a gruff grandfather just released from prison. An enlightened government official arranges for Jordy's return to his home reserve near Calgary.
The Blackfoot is a juvenile literature title in the Native Americans series published by ABDO Publishing. The Blackfoot is a juvenile literature title in the Native Americans series published by ABDO Publishing. Barbara Gray-Kanatiiosh, a member of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation, is the author of this title. The series is designed to appeal to students in grade 3 to 5, and each title covers the culture and history of the particular Nation.
The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians 1871 - 1939 is a collection of almost 200 archival photographs of Prairie First Nations individuals and families compiled by the Chief Audio-Visual Archivist at the Provincial Archives of Alberta, Brock Silversides. The collection provides an overview of the overwhelming changes that occurred in the lives of First Nations communities in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The images are organized according to broad time periods where the author identifies the photographers and their role in photographing the First Nations.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt and Other Blackfoot Stories is a collection of stories about Siksika people, historical events, and everyday life of the Blackfoot, Blood, and Peigan First Nations. Collected from First Nations Elders and other historical accounts from missionaries, Indian agents, and Mounted Police, these stories provide accounts of how these First Nations made the transition from freedom to that of the reserve system. The book contains an extensive index, bibliography, maps, and archival photographs.
Old-man, or Napa, as he was called by the Blackfeet, is an extraordinary character in Indian stories. Both powerful and fallible, he appears in different guises: god or creator, fool, thief, clown. The world he made is marvelous but filled with mistakes. As a result, tensions between the haves and have-nots explode with cosmic consequences in Indian Why Stories. Elders of the Blackfeet, Cree, and Chippewa (Ojibwa) people shared these wonderful stories with Frank B. Linderman in the late nineteenth century and early years of the twentieth century.