Muskgege Carol's Traditional Medicines is written by Caroline Sanoffsky and illustrated by Nicole Marie Burton. Muskgege is a written record of traditional knowledge, passed down through the generations. It features descriptions and illustrations of 36 wild plants that can be used to make medicines. It is a beautiful and compelling reminder of the important role nature plays in First Nations culture.“We are all visitors to this land, our land has so much to offer, our land is overflowing with the medicines our bodies need, but we are only passing through.
Siha Tooskin Knows the Offering of Tobacco 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.
On the Tundra is a Level 4 reader in the Nunavummi Reading Series from Inhabit Education. This is a unique Nunavut-made levelled reading series that aligns the reading expectations of the Inuit language, English, and French. The reading series corresponds closely to the reading levels and expectations developed by the Department of Education in Nunavut. This approach to literacy provides educators and parents the tools they need to ensure that children are equally challenged and successful in all the languages represented in Nunavut.
Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America contains references to 530 medicinal plants and herbs both native and alien growing in the eastern and central United States and Canada. Steven Foster and James A. Duke have used recent advances in the study of medicinal plants and their combined experience of over 100 years to completely update the Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants. The clear and concise text identifies the key traits, habitats, uses, and warnings for each plant and herb.
In Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings Mary Siisip Geniusz makes Anishinaabe botanical information available to healers and educators and emphasizes the Anishinaabe culture that developed the knowledge and practice. Teaching the way she was taught—through stories—Geniusz brings the plants to life with narratives that explain their uses, meaning, and history. Mary Siisip Geniusz is of Cree and Métis descent and an oshkaabewis, a traditionally trained apprentice, of the late Keewaydinoquay.
Currently Unavailable - Publisher is Reprinting. Keepers of Life: Discovering Plants Through Native Stories and Earth Activities for Children provides a complete resource for the study of plant ecology in North America. As part of the Keepers series, Keepers of Life focuses on Native American stories as an introduction to understanding the natural world. All North American habitats are included. The activities are designed to show students the interconnectedness of all life and introduce environmental issues facing North America.
This title has no reprint date. UNAVAILABLE The Native Stories from Keepers of Life contains 18 traditional Native American stories retold by Joseph Bruchac. The stories come from Tuscarora, Huron, Seneca, Wampanoag, Cheyenne, Passamaquoddy, Cherokee, Salish, Penobscot, Mandan, Isleta Pueblo, Inuit, O'odham, Snoqualmie, Maya, Ojibway, and Osage Nations. They are arranged around the themes of creation, thanksgiving, flowers and fruits, survival, and healing our relations. Joseph Bruchac is a well-known Abenaki storyteller and writer.