Ryan Fox dreams of becoming a doctor. But when university takes him away from the support of his family and Siksikaitsitapi community, his grades start to slip, his bills pile up, and getting into med school feels impossible. And now his beloved uncle is in jail. Can Ryan regain his footing to walk the path he saw so clearly as a young boy?
What is your gift? How can you use your gift to help others?
We Need Everyone empowers children to identify their gifts and use them to overcome challenges and strengthen their communities. Inspiring and uplifting, this interactive picture book celebrates diverse cultures and abilities. Perfect for reading aloud.
Métis teenager Echo Desjardins is adjusting to a new school and a new home when she is pulled into a time-travelling adventure. Follow Echo as she experiences pivotal events from Métis history and imagines what the future might hold. This omnibus edition includes all four volumes in Katherena Vermette’s A Girl Called Echo series.
In this moving story, two young sisters are placed in different foster homes. Despite the distance, they remain close, even as their decisions threaten to divide them. As one sister embraces her Métis identity, the other tries to leave it behind. This anniversary edition features a new foreword and an essay on the child welfare system.
Fourteen-year-old Eva’s life is like her shoes: rapidly falling apart. With Nohkum in the hospital, Eva’s mother struggles to keep things together and loses custody of Eva and her little brother. As Eva tries to adjust to living in a group home, can she find forgiveness for her mother within the pages of an old diary?
Curtis has returned to Fort Smith, six weeks sober and determined to stay that way. Can he find healing in his grandfather’s ancient cultural practices? Notorious bootlegger, Benny the Bank stands in his way. With poison slowly killing him, Benny is uneasy about how he’ll be remembered. Can he find a way to make amends?
Damon just wants to get through senior year. After he is seized by a waking dream in the middle of a busy street, he is forced to look within himself, mend the bond with his mother, and rely on new friends to find the answers he so desperately needs. Travelling through time and space, Damon will have to go back before he can move forward.
Teaching can be a highly satisfying profession, but it can also be overwhelming. Through stories by diverse educators, this professional resource invites you to try different wellness strategies, explore varying perspectives, and consider new ideas of what it means to “be well.”
A mysterious suit of armour. A man in search of redemption. A butterfly tattoo. Can Shinobu regain his lost samurai sword and, with it, his family’s honour? Can 10-year-old Sonny and his grandmother help Shinobu while keeping the peace in their community? Find new historical and cultural context in this full-colour edition.
The invitations have been sent. The food has been prepared. The decorations have been hung. And now the day of the potlatch has finally arrived! Guests from all over come to witness this bittersweet but joyful celebration of Haida culture and community.
Hoarders. Scavengers. Bringers of new life. Ravens have many roles, both for the land and in Gitxsan story and song. The Raven Mother transports young readers to Northwestern British Columbia to learn about the traditions of the Gitxsan, the lives of ravens, and why these acrobatic flyers are so important to their ecosystem.
Every summer, a Haida girl and her family travel up the Yakoun River on Haida Gwaii, following the salmon. While their father fishes, the girl and her brother spend their time on the land playing and learning from Tsinii (Grandfather).
This 40th anniversary edition of the beloved bestseller has the same compact and easy-to-use format thousands of educators know and love! Teach spelling easily and efficiently in grades 1–3 using the McCrackens’ original spelling instruction program, reproducibles, and detailed instructions for visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning.
With over two decades' experience in Indigenous education, author Jo Chrona encourages readers to challenge assumptions, reflect on their own experiences, and envision a more equitable education system for all. This powerful and engaging resource is for educators who are new to these conversations or want to deepen their learning.
Experienced educators Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser expand on their previous work to provide support for leaders during the process of change, clarify the direction for professional learning based on educational research and real-world examples, and provoke new thinking with specific strategies for accelerating meaningful change.
Written by Anishinaabe educator Reuben Boulette, this guide includes lesson plans specific to each book in the A Girl Called Echo series, original articles about the history of the Métis Nation and their fight for sovereignty, and activities that introduce students to the critical study of graphic novels and sequential art.
In Breakdown, Cole and Eva confronted Mihko head-on. When a vicious battle with Mihko’s newest test subject leaves Cole close to death, Eva is forced to continue their investigation without him. What new terrors has Mihko created? Can they be stopped? And can Eva find Brady before it's too late?
This collection of contemporary poetry, art, and narrative supports K–12 teachers in connecting with Indigenous voices and perspectives, bringing Indigenous works in their classrooms, and creating equitable teaching practices.
This guide for all grade levels helps teachers engage students in intergenerational learning and authentic experiences. Find educator resources and inspirations, guidance on how to use the S?'ad'a principles, the significance of this series to Haida cultural resurgence, and critical perspectives on the impact of colonialism.
When Mali meets Puug, she’s surprised to discover he’s wearing her stolen hair clip. If she helps him find what he needs, she has a chance of getting it back. Join Mali and Puug as they race to keep one step ahead of an ancient giant in the first volume of this series for young readers.
Helpless to stop a deadly illness, Rocky Cree Elder Kakakiw struggles to help the sick as more and more people pass into the spirit world. To save his people, Kakakiw must overcome doubt to trust in traditional teachings and the gift of the Little People.
This is a companion story to The Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak series.
Written by Anishinaabe educator Christine M'Lot, this guide offers 12 lessons that support teachers in introducing students to Indigenous history and culture, exploring acts of sovereignty and resiliency, infusing Indigenous pedagogical practices, and incorporating the This Place CBC podcast when studying the graphic novel.
Follow along as award-winning author Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) introduces young readers to a pack of grey wolves, including a striking black female pup. Will the young wolf’s bold spirit help her find a new pack of her very own?