Ashley meets her great-uncle by the old train tracks near their community in Nova Scotia. When she sees his sadness, he tells her of the day when he and the other children were taken to residential school, their lives changed forever. Uncle also explains how Ashley gives him hope. She promises to wait with him in remembrance of what was lost.
When the author learns of the death of her brother overseas, she embarks on a journey to bring him home. Through memories and dreams of all they shared together and through her Dene traditions, she finds comfort and strength.
The lyrical art and story leave readers with a universal message of hope and love.
Echo travels to 1885, a period of turmoil. The bison are gone, settlers from the East arrive daily, and the Métis and First Nations of the Northwest face hunger and uncertainty as their way of life is threatened. The Canadian government has ignored their petitions, but hope rises when Louis Riel returns to help.
This heartwarming story based on the author’s own life experience teaches young readers the value of hard work, helping, and caring—even when the thing you are caring for does not love you back.
Volume four of this series shares tales of Inuit and Christian beliefs and how these came to coexist—and sometimes clash—in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The sea animals have disappeared, and people are starving. An old couple, once great shamans, are asked to journey to the Mother of the Sea to find out what happened to the animals. But the journey is dangerous...
Cole Harper is dead. Mihko Laboratories has reopened the research facility and works to manufacture and weaponize the illness that previously plagued Wounded Sky. People are missing, and the community has been quarantined. What deal did Eva strike with Choch? Who will defeat Reynold and Mihko? Time is running out.
First appearing on billboards, in storefronts, in bus shelters, and projected onto Winnipeg’s downtown buildings, KC Adam’s Perception photo series is now available in book form. Her stunning photographs confront common stereotypes about First Nation, Inuit and Métis people to illustrate a more contemporary, truthful story.
This nonfiction book, illustrated with photographs, tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a work by Indigenous artist Carey Newman that includes hundreds of items from every residential school in Canada and stories from the Survivors who donated them.
The dual language edition, in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) and English, of the award-winning story of a determined Ojibwe Nokomis (Grandmother) who walked around all of the Great Lakes to protect our water.
The dual language edition, in Nishnaabemwin (Ojibwe) Nbisiing dialect and English, of the award-winning book I Am Not a Number. When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from.
To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the grizzly is an integral part of the natural landscape. Together, they share the land and forests that the Skeena River runs through, as well as the sockeye salmon within it. Follow mother bear as she teaches her cubs what they need to survive on their own.