Weird Rules to Follow

In this novel for middle readers told in vignettes, Mia and her best friend, Lara, have very different experiences growing up in a northern fishing community in the 1980s.

Wayi Wah! Indigenous Pedagogies

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.

The Land Grab

Young Alfred Swallow uses his wits when he is intimidated at gun point by a bunch of hired thugs and when he lands in a rattle snake den. His determination to stop the corrupt land agent and help his family keep their land comes into focus when he involves people who know how to stop the land grab.

Resurgence

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.

The Witness Blanket

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers, illustrated with photographs, tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a work by Indigenous artist Carey Newman that includes items from every residential school in Canada and stories from the Survivors who donated them.

Spílexm

Captivating and deeply moving, this story basket of memories tells one Indigenous woman’s journey of overcoming adversity and colonial trauma to find strength through creative works and traditional perspectives of healing, transformation, and resurgence.

Native Women Changing Their Worlds

Biographies of Native American women who are working for change in their communities.|The 12 Indigenous women featured in this book overcame unimaginable hardships—racial and gender discrimination, abuse and extreme poverty—only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education and community activism.

We Dream Medicine Dreams

By (artist): Lisa Boivin

When a little girl dreams about a bear, her grandfather explains how we connect with the knowledge of our ancestors through dreams. Bear, Hawk, Caribou, and Wolf all have teachings to share to help us live a good life. But when Grampa gets sick and falls into a coma, the little girl must lean on his teachings as she learns to say goodbye.