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 Métis 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 Métis people and describes their history and culture. The title of the text is explained in a section about the origin of embroidery sewing among Métis 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 Métis history and culture from the Métis perspective.