Evolution of Alice, The, re-issue, paper ed.

$19.95

The Evolution of Alice is a reissued edition of The Evolution of Alice previously published in 2014. The author is David Alexander Robertson, of Swampy Cree heritage. This reissue features a new chapter by the author and a foreword by Shelagh Rogers. In this story, Alice is a single mother raising her three young daughters on the rez where she grew up. Life has never been easy, but she's managed to get by with the support of her best friend, Gideon, and her family.

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Echoes of Our Dakota Ancestors, paper ed.

$14.95

Echoes of Our Dakota Ancestors by Doris Pratt (Duzahan Mani Win Oyake), and illustrated by Rosalyn Boucha is about enjoying imakhmakhap woyakapi (enjoyments that are told) in Dakota. Each chapter in this charmingly illustrated booklet focuses on a month of the year, with stories, poems and songs in the Dakota language. Doris Pratt, a long time language teacher and material developer, shares this Dakota collection to help students learn and practice the language.

Price: $14.95

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.

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The Boy From Pickerel Lake, A Dakota Story by Steve Barse, paper ed.

$16.75

The Boy From Pickerel Lake by Steve Barse, Dakota, is a fictionalized biography chapter book about a young Dakota High School basketball star. Set in the early 1930s, this novel is the inspiring story of Bill Sheldon who grew up on the Lake Traverse reservation. He escapes the oppressive Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school and becomes the only Native high school player in Waubay, South Dakota. This story is based on the life story of Harold Barse, the author’s father.

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Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future: Oral Traditions and Storytelling, paper ed

$15.95

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future: Oral Traditions and Storytelling is one of the titles in the series published by Beech Street Books. Author Anita Yasuda brings important details about unique oral traditions and traditional stories as well as general information about First Nations and Inuit narratives. In this 32-page book written by Anita Yasuda for Beech Street Books is designed for elementary students from grades 4 to 7.

Price: $15.95

Keeping Baby Close: Making of a Moss Bag, paper ed

$19.95

Keeping Baby Close: Making of a Moss Bag by Dakota Elder Doris Pratt is published by the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre in 2018.  This two-part book explores the features and purpose of moss bags and includes step-by-step instructions for making a moss bag, accompanied by explanatory photos. Elementary level students will find useful information about the traditional lifestyle of the Plains Nations especially the Dakota.

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Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future: Oral Traditions and Storytelling, hardcover ed

$30.95

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future: Oral Traditions and Storytelling is one of the titles in the series published by Beech Street Books. Author Anita Yasuda brings important details about unique oral traditions and traditional stories as well as general information about First Nations and Inuit narratives. In this 32-page book written by Anita Yasuda for Beech Street Books is designed for elementary students from grades 4 to 7.

Price: $30.95

La vie autochtone au Canada: au passé, au présent et au futur: Les traditions orales et la narration D'histoires (Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present and Future: Oral Traditions and Storytelling) hardcover ed

$32.95

La vie autochtone au Canada: au passé, au présent et au futur:  Les traditions orales et la narration D'histoires is one of the titles in the six-volume series published by Beech Street Books. From the English volume, Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present and Future: Oral Traditions and Storytelling,  authored by Anita Yasuda brings important details about unique oral traditions and traditional stories as well as general information about First Nations and Inuit narratives. In this 32-page book from Beech Street Books is designed for elementary students from grades 4 to 7.

Price: $32.95

Treaty Tales 2: The Friendship, hardcover ed

$14.95

Treaty Tales 2:  The Friendship is volume two in the treaty trilogy produced by educators at Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre for students in Manitoba. The Friendship title explains the key concepts of treaties in a picture book format. Grandmother and granddaughter are making bannock and during the baking process grandmother tells the history of First Nations and their friendship with the settlers. The friendship led the First Nations to aid the settlers with housing, traveling, and living in the new land.  This friendship remains today.

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