Siha Tooskin Knows - The Gifts of His People

Highwater PressSKU: 9781553798347

Author:
Bearhead, Charlene|Bearhead, Wilson
Grade Levels:
Three, Four, Five
Nation:
Nakota
Book Type:
PB
Publisher:
Highwater Press
Copyright Data:
2020

Price:
Sale price$11.95
Stock:
In stock

Description

Siha Tooskin Knows the Gifts of His People is part of the Siha Tooskin Knows early chapter book series by Charlene Bearhead, Wilson Bearhead, a Nakota Elder and Wabamun Lake First Nation community member in central Alberta (Treaty 6 territory) and the recent recipient of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation Indigenous Elder Award; and illustrated by Chloe Bluebird Mustooch, of Alexis Nakoda Sioux Nation of Northern Alberta. In Siha Tooskin Knows the Gifts of His People, transportation, housing, agriculture, communications…there are so many modern conveniences but are they really modern? Where did they really come from? Paul Wahasaypa—Siha Tooskin—will learn about their origins and more on his walk home from school with Ade (his father). There’s so much to learn about the earliest forms of technology, travel, medicine, and food from right here on Turtle Island. Come along with Paul and Ade to hear all about the gifts of his people.The Siha Tooskin Knows series uses vivid narratives and dazzling illustrations in contemporary settings to share stories about an 11-year-old Nakota boy.

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