Indigenous Life in Canada : Stewardship (HC)

SKU: 9781773081212

Anita Yasuda
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six, Seven
Huron, Inuit, Mohawk, Nisga'a, Oji-Cree, Ojibwe, Southern Tutchone, Wendat
Book Type:
Beech Street Books
Copyright Date:

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Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present and Future, Stewardship is one of the titles in the six-volume series published by Beech Street Books. Author Anita Yusada provides basic information about the issues faced by Indigenous Peoples regarding environmental and animal sustainability, land ownership, and resource management. Using specific examples that are universal and long-term are easily understood by students in grades 4 to 7. The access to clean and safe drinking water, water pollution in general, and protests surrounding pipelines are key considerations for First Nations living in Canada. Specific issues facing the Anishinaabe, Inuit, Mohawks of Kanesatake, Neskantaga First Nation, Nisga’as, and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations will engage elementary level students in this 32-page book. Using colour and archival photographs, a glossary of terms; suggested references; and an index the book contains simply written text illustrated with maps, charts, contemporary photographs and paintings. Each book has brief sidebars of additional details about a topic as well as suggested framing questions that assist students in using the historical inquiry method.  Content consultant is M.A. Smith, professor in natural resources management at Lakehead University. Levelled Guided Reading: V. Recommended.

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