The Flower Beadwork People


Author:
Racette, Sherry Farrell
Grade Levels:
Three, Four, Five, Six
Nation:
Metis
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
33
Publisher:
Gabriel Dumont Inst.

Price:
Sale price$12.95
Stock:
In stock

Description

The Flower Beadwork People was first published in 1985 has been reissued in 2009. The book introduces elementary students to the rich and vibrant history and culture of the Metis people in Western Canada. The text is easy to read and each page has a full-colour illustration by the author, Sherry Farrell Racette. The story tells the origin of the Metis people and describes their history and culture. The title of the text is explained in a section about the origin of embroidery sewing among Metis women. The text includes a helpful glossary of terms explaining new vocabulary such as pemmican, portage, Red River cart, and York boats. This is a valuable resource for students in grade three and four that introduces Metis history and culture from the Metis perspective.

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