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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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Speaking Our Truth

Written by Monique Gray Smith Published September 19, 2018 by Orca Book Publishers (Links to an external site.) “In this book, we are embarking on a journey

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My Name is Seepeetza

Written by Shirley Stirling Published in 1992 by Groundwood Books (Links to an external site.)   Seepeetza is 12 years old in 1958 and has decided to

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I Am Not a Number

Written by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer and illustrated by Gillian Newland Published September 6, 2016 by Second Story Press (Links to an external site.) When

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Fatty Legs

Written by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton with artwork by Liz Amini-Holmes Published in 2010 by Annick Press (Links to an external site.)   Fatty Legs tells the

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The Elders Are Watching

Published 2003 by Raincoast Books (Links to an external site.) In the introduction titled “Thoughts,” artist Roy Henry Vickers sets the tone with an urgent message about

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The Water Walker

Written and Illustrated by Joanne Robertson Published in 2017 by Second Story Press (Links to an external site.) One day an ogimaa told Josephine Mandamin, “In my

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Shin-chi’s Canoe

Written by Nicola I. Campbell and Illustrated by Kim LaFave Published August 1, 2018 by Groundwood (Links to an external site.)   Shi-shi-etko is returning to residential

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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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