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ISBN:
9780134565774
Authors: Nadine McSpadden      Illustrators: Annie Wilkinson     
Call Number: MCS
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Wilaiya is counting acorns with her grandmother in the park. No specific mention of First Nations in the book. The characters are First Nations and are playing on the land for interacting with Mother Nature. Counting to 10 and counting and comparing sets.

Published By: Pearson Canada Inc.
Tags: sets numbers acorns nature Counting
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ISBN:
9780134565736
Authors: Kyla Bernard     
Call Number: BER
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Callie is learning a traditional Mi'kmaq game with her grandfather. Good cultural teachings about the game and the materials and what they are made of. The book contains lots of counting and organizing. Great view of Math culture.

Published By: Pearson Canada Inc.
Tags: Mi'kmaq culture traditional games Counting mathematics Organization
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ISBN:
9781771740388
Authors: Donna Klockars      Illustrators: Bill Helin     
Call Number: KLO
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Story about animals planning a feast, and the Raven not being a good team member. No specific cultural teachings or what group this story comes from. Images and animals relate to Indigenous world view could use to help teach or introduced Feast and stories about aninmals.

Published By: Strong Nations
Tags: raven feast animals
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ISBN:
9781771740463
Authors: Terri Mack      Terri Mack      Illustrators: Bill Helin     
Call Number: MAC
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Overview of the medicine wheel and the animals that represent each direction.

It tells us what each animal can teach us and what virtues they uphold.

In a general overview, not all First Nations groups would hold these beliefs, as these teachings wary greatly. Just a s...

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Overview of the medicine wheel and the animals that represent each direction.

It tells us what each animal can teach us and what virtues they uphold.

In a general overview, not all First Nations groups would hold these beliefs, as these teachings wary greatly. Just a small caution with the generalizations made in the book.
Published By: Strong Nations
Tags: virtues animals medicine wheel four directions
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ISBN:
9781459815834
Authors: Monique GraySmith     
Call Number: GRA
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"Speaking Our Truth" is a book chronicling the historical and current day relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the country now called Canada. It speaks about Canada's true history and how we can all advance towards reconciliation.

A very visual, informative a...

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"Speaking Our Truth" is a book chronicling the historical and current day relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the country now called Canada. It speaks about Canada's true history and how we can all advance towards reconciliation.

A very visual, informative and current book that would be an asset to any classroom.
Published By: Orca Book Publishers
Tags: survivors assimilation blanket exercise residential schools reconciliation Cree Indian Act calls to action indian agent truth and reconciliation commission Canada Truth
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ISBN:
9781259649318
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Moving Forward: A Collection About Truth and Reconciliation is a collection of short stories, poetry, narratives, graphic stories, and much more! This collection would be a valuable addition to any English, Social Studies or Aboriginal Studies class. Each of the selections provides insight and mu...

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Moving Forward: A Collection About Truth and Reconciliation is a collection of short stories, poetry, narratives, graphic stories, and much more! This collection would be a valuable addition to any English, Social Studies or Aboriginal Studies class. Each of the selections provides insight and multiple perspectives on the Residential insight and multiple perspectives on the Residential School System in Canada, as well as before during and after discussions and topics. A corresponding Teacher's Resource is available too.
Published By: McGraw Hill
Tags: anthropology Inuit residential schools trauma Metis truth and reconcilitation First Nations intergerational
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ISBN:
9780889774353
Price: $35.00
Authors: Solomon Ratt      Illustrators: Holly Martin     
Call Number: RAT
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Great way to learn the Cree language. The book explores the many dialects of Cree in Canada. This book focus on the Y dialect which is spoken in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Published By: University of Regina Press
Tags: learn introduction woods cree Language Cree nehiyawewin Plains Cree
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ISBN:
9780176779764
Authors: Jackie Taypotat      Calvin Racette     
Call Number: RAC
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'Jordan's New Teammates' is a story about relationships and learning to work together. A young boy is excited about playing in a hockey tournament and becomes worried when two new players unexpectedly join the team. This is a wonderful book that will engage many young readers and shares a valuabl...

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'Jordan's New Teammates' is a story about relationships and learning to work together. A young boy is excited about playing in a hockey tournament and becomes worried when two new players unexpectedly join the team. This is a wonderful book that will engage many young readers and shares a valuable message about relationships.
Published By: Nelson Education
Tags: tournament relationships teamwork hockey
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ISBN:
9780176779771
Authors: Jackie Taypotat      Calvin Racette     
Call Number: TAY
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"Why Do We Use Symbols?" is a grade 2, level J book that looks at the different symbols we see in the communities we live in. It also speaks about symbols that have been and are still important to First Nations peoples and how they relate to treaties.

Published By: Nelson Education
Tags: First Nations symbols Treaty identity handshake winter count medal relationships treaties
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ISBN:
9780176781514
Authors: Jackie Taypotat      Calvin Racette     
Call Number: RAC
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In 'Living In Harmony', a young girl form Dene community in northern British Columbia learns about her community from her ehtsie (grandfather). The young girl learns how everything in her community is shared, including the air, animals and land. Living in Harmony is a valuable book for any divisi...

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In 'Living In Harmony', a young girl form Dene community in northern British Columbia learns about her community from her ehtsie (grandfather). The young girl learns how everything in her community is shared, including the air, animals and land. Living in Harmony is a valuable book for any division 1 classroom.
Published By: Nelson Education
Tags: family grandfather relationships community caribou animals harmony ehtsie Mother Earth Dene
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