Aboriginal Biographies: Political Leaders, hardcover ed

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Aboriginal Biographies: Political Leaders one of the 2013 titles in Weigl Educational Publishers series about outstanding First Nation, Inuit, and Métis politicians. This title provides biographical details about the lives and careers of Elijah Harper Cree, Ethel Blondin-Andrew Dene, Romeo Saganash Cree, Paul Okalik Inuk, Shawn A-in-chut Atleo Nuuchahnulth, and Leona Aglukkaq Inuk. This 32-page resource offers elementary students with an introduction to First Nation and Inuit political leaders who have received Canadian and worldwide acclaim in their fields.

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Aboriginal Biographies: Athletes, hardcover ed

$29.95

Aboriginal Biographies: Athletes is one of the 2013 titles in Weigl Educational Publishers series about outstanding First Nation, Inuit, and Métis athletes. This title provides biographical details about the lives and careers of Tom Longboat Onondaga long distance runner; Colette Bourgonje Metis paralympic racer; Alwyn Morris Mohawk Olympic kayaker; Richard Peter Cowichan wheelchair basketball; Monica Pinette Metis pentathlete; and Jordin Tootoo Inuk hockey player.

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Aboriginal Biographies: Musicians, hardcover ed

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Aboriginal Biographies: Musicians is one of the 2013 titles in Weigl Educational Publishers series about outstanding First Nation, Inuit, and Métis musical artists. This title provides biographical details about the lives and careers of Robbie Robertson, Tom Jackson, Susan Aglukark, Derek Miller, Tanya Tagaq, and Shane Yellowbird. This 32-page resource offers elementary students with an introduction to artists who have received Canadian and worldwide acclaim in their musical careers as singer, songwriter, and performers.

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Aboriginal Biographies: Artists, hardcover ed. OUT OF PRINT

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Aboriginal Biographies: Artists is one of the 2013 titles in Weigl Educational Publishers series about outstanding First Nation, Inuit, and Métis artists. This title provides biographical details about the lives and careers of Christi Belcourt, Allen Sapp, Bill Reid, Norval Morrisseau, Alan Syliboy, and David Rueben Piqtoukun. This 32-page resource offers elementary students with an introduction to artists who have received Canadian and worldwide acclaim in their media.  Bill Reid is the well-known sculptor, goldsmith, and painter.

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Story of Sammy the Skrunk, The, paper ed

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The Story of Sammy the Skrunk is a 40-page picture book that tries to instill pride in a little animal named Sammy on his first day of school. Sammy is a unique critter called a skrunk (squirrel + skunk = skrunk). He is really a mixed person and learns from a Métis presenter in school that a skrunk is a mixed animal.  And being of mixed ancestry is a good thing. The comic book style from the colour illustrations make the presentation light and breezy.

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You're Just Right, hardcover ed

$15.00

You're Just Right is Victor Lethbridge's third children's book. This 32-page picture book is a charming poem to a First Nation daughter welcomed by loving parents as a gift from the Creator. From the time the infant girl cries at home the parents just know she is just right. As she grows to toddler the parents welcome her active life and play because it makes their house a home. The loving parents continue their unconditional support for their growing daughter as she dances at the powwow, moves away to college, and begins her life away from her family.

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Where Did You Get Your Moccasins?, paper ed

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Where Did You Get Your Moccasins? is a wonderful picture book well suited for reading aloud to preschool and kindergarten children. The story focuses on a young boy who brings a pair of moccasins to school for show and tell. He explains step by step how his Kookum, his grandmother, made the moccasins. The sensitive black and white pencil drawings reflect the author's and illustrator's respect for the First Nation child in a multi-cultural, urban school setting.

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I Can't Have Bannock But the Beaver Has a Dam, paper ed, Revised

$12.00

I Can't Have Bannock But The Beaver Has A Dam is a wonderful picture book for reading aloud to young children. Bernalda Wheeler creates a refreshing way to introduce young children to contemporary First Nations people. Her character is a young boy who asks his mother to make some bannock. Bannock is a traditional bread made by most First Nations in northern Canada. The mother explains why she can't use her stove until the hydro line is fixed. It all comes down to the fact that a beaver has cut down a tree for his dam.

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My Father is Taller than a Tree, paper ed

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My Father is Taller Than a Tree is a celebratory children's picture book by Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Together with illustrator Wendy Anderson Halperin, the pair creates a charming book for early readers or for library read aloud sessions about the close relationship between fathers and sons across cultures. The book features thirteen pairs of father and son examples. A father is shown helping his son ride a bike, another shows a winter scene with papa pulling his boy on a sled, and one shows a father reading to his son before bedtime.

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