Category: Beyond Words

If I Go Missing

If I Go Missing (7-12) Text by Brianna Jonnie with Nahanni Shingoose Art by Nshannacappo Published in 2019 by Lorimer   In 2016, 14-year-old Brianna

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Breakdown

Breakdown (Reckoner Rises Series, Vol. 1) (9-12) Story by David A. Robertson Art by Scott B. Henderson Colours by Donovan Yaciuk Letters by Andrew Thomas

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The Barren Grounds

The Barren Grounds (The Misewa Saga, Book 1) (Grades 6-8)  Written by David A. Robertson  Published in 2020 by Penguin Random House (Links to an external site.)  Morgan and Eli, two Cree children,

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The Thundermaker

The Thundermaker (K-5)  Written and Illustrated by Alan Syliboy  Published in 2015 by Nimbus Publishing (Links to an external site.)  Little Thunder learns many things from the stories of his

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The Girl and the Wolf

The Girl and the Wolf (K-5)  Words by Katherena Vermette and Pictures by Julie Flett  Published in 2019 by Theytus Books (Links to an external site.)    Readers are all-too familiar with

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Moonbeam

Moonbeam Written by Gail Francis and Illustrated by Tara Audibert  Published in 2019 by Francis Books.    Moonbeam joins her mother, Morning Star, when she is called

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Birdsong

Birdsong Written by Julie Flett  Published in 2019 by Greystone Books (Links to an external site.)    In the spring, Katherena and her mother leave their home in a city

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The Outside Circle

The Outside Circle Written by Patti LaBoucane-Benson and illustrated by Kelly Mellings Published May 2015 by House of Anansi (Links to an external site.)   The graphic

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Seven Fallen Feathers

Seven Fallen Feathers Written by Tanya Talaga Published in 2017 by House of Anansi (Links to an external site.)   In her award-winning book, Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism,

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#Not Your Princess

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Marybeth Leatherdale  Published in 2017 by Annick Press In her Foreword to #NotYourPrincess, editor

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#Not Your Princess

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Marybeth Leatherdale  Published in 2017 by Annick Press In her Foreword to #NotYourPrincess, editor

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A Day with Yayah

Written by Nicola I. Campbell and Illustrated by Julie Flett Published November 2017 by Tradewind Books (Links to an external site.)   In A Day with Yayah, Nicola

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Background Knowledge

Educators who would like to know more about Indigenous cultures in Canada can start with these sources.  Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada  http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/index.php?p=3 (Links to

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Birdsong

Birdsong Written by Julie Flett  Published in 2019 by Greystone Books (Links to an external site.)    In the spring, Katherena and her mother leave their home in a city

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