Not My Girl, paper ed

$9.95

Not My Girl is the 32-page picture book adaptation of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton's book, A Stranger at Home. Margaret and her daughter-in-law, Christy Jordan-Fenton have adapted Margaret's childhood story about her life in a residential school when she was a child. This picture book memoir begins with Olemaun (the stone that sharpens the women’s knife, the ulu) returning to her family's home after spending two long years at residential school. The changes this 10-year old endured are evident to all her family and friends.

Price: $9.95

Thunder on the Plains, paper ed

$13.95

Thunder on the Plains is one of the titles in 7th Generations' PathFinders Series. This series of novels are known as high/low books—written at a lower reading level but with high-interest, age-appropriate plots. Designed for reluctant readers, these books feature linear story lines, limited vocabulary and short sentences. The layout and print size also contribute in making the books easier to read. This 121-page accessible novel offers readers an introduction to an urban Native American student who reluctantly returns to the rez to spend a summer with his uncle.

Price: $13.95

When I Was Eight, hardcover ed

$21.95

When I was Eight is the 32-page picture book adaptation of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton's book, Fatty Legs: A True Story. Margaret and her daughter-in-law, Christy Jordan-Fenton have adapted Margaret's childhood story about her life in a residential school when she was a child. This picture book memoir begins with Olemaun (the stone that sharpens the women’s knife, the ulu) living on the land with her family. Her older sister has attended residential school and brought back a special book about a girl named Alice. Olemaun wants to attend this school too. Reluctantly her father agrees.

Price: $21.95

When I Was Eight, paper ed

$9.95

When I was Eight is the 32-page picture book adaptation of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton's book, Fatty Legs: A True Story. Margaret and her daughter-in-law, Christy Jordan-Fenton have adapted Margaret's childhood story about her life in a residential school when she was a child. This picture book memoir begins with Olemaun (the stone that sharpens the women’s knife, the ulu) living on the land with her family. Her older sister has attended residential school and brought back a special book about a girl named Alice. Olemaun wants to attend this school too. Reluctantly her father agrees.

Price: $9.95

Where is Mouse Woman?: A Haida Journey, board book

$8.00

Where is Mouse Woman?: A Haida Journey is a 2012 board book published by Native Northwest publishing. This 16-page board book made with recycled paper with soy-based ink and water-based coating. Mouse Woman is a respected Grandmother that often appears in Haida traditional stories. She is a special person who has the ability to change her appearance and is known for her advice she gives to children. In this board book illustrated and told by Haida artist Gryn White, a young girl goes in search of Mouse Woman to invite her to the potlatch.

Price: $8.00

Smelly Socks: Tell Me A Story Kit (book & CD)

$15.99

Smelly Socks: Tell Me A Story Kit contains a 32-page picture book by Robert Munsch; a 6-minute CD of the story read by Robert Munsch in plastic carrying bag. Smelly Socks by children's author Robert Munsch is a wonderful story that takes its inspiration from a Dene girl named Tina who lived in Hay River, Northwest Territories. On one of Munsch's storytelling events in Canada's North during the 1980s he met a young girl named Tina Fabian. Since the audience for this reading was small, Munsch created individualized stories for each child present.

Price: $15.99

Sigwan (Home DVD Use Only)

$25.00

Sigwan is a short DVD directed by Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin. The story shows a young Native girl named Sigwanis rejected by her classmates who are outdoors listening to a Native storyteller. Sigwanis leaves the group and heads to the woods where she is befriended by bears who explain why she is a valuable person and should return to her family. The bears protect and comfort her over night and the take her back to her family. The bears in this film are portrayed by actors wearing bear masks with long blankets.

Price: $25.00

Mother of Many Children (Home DVD Use Only)

$25.00

Mother of Many Children is a classic film by renowned filmmaker by Alanis Obomsawin. This 57 minute DVD is an album of First Nations womanhood, portraying a proud matriarchal society that for centuries has been pressured to adopt different standards and customs. All of the women featured share a belief in the importance of tradition as a source of strength in the face of change.

Price: $25.00

Okimah (Home DVD Use Only)

$25.00

Okimah is a detailed documentary by Omuskego Cree filmmaker, Paul Rickard, about a contemporary goose hunt by a Cree family from Moose Factory. Rickard chose to portray the leadership of his father, the Okimah, on this goose hunt. Together with film crew, his parents, brothers and sisters, their spouses and children, Rickard takes the viewer on the annual goose hunt. As leader or Okimah, the senior Richard decides on location of this fall event, directs the hunt, teaches the men and boys how to make clay decoys, and how to make blinds.

Price: $25.00

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