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A Circle of Friends (6-pack)*
Author: Terri Mack
Format: Paperback
, 2012
  • Level 7

    Illustrated by Bill Helin.

    Back cover book introduction:
    There are many things that we do with friends and family.
    What are some activities that you do with your friends and family?

    Book Dimensions: 6.5in x 5.5in
    Pages: 16
    6-Pack ISBN: 9781927571583

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A Circle of Friends*
Author: Terri Mack
Format: Paperback
, 2012
  • Level 7

    Illustrated by Bill Helin.

    Back cover book introduction:
    There are many things that we do with friends and family.
    What are some activities that you do with your friends and family?

    Book Dimensions: 6.5in x 5.5in
    Pages: 16
    ISBN: 9781927571187

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Anywhere Stories
Author: Leo Sawicki
Format: Paperback
, 1995
  • BY THE AUTHOR OF THE VERY SUCCESSFUL Anytime Stories, this new collection of short stories is drawn from many tribes, customs and ceremonies of the North American indian. The purpose of these stories is to heighten our consciousness of how they are told; to do this Leo Sawicki shows us their origins, their applications, and how audiences might relate to them.

    The stories also provide us with objects of symbolism to ignite our imaginations, including an origami orb, a mystic warrior's shield, paper-mâché masks of endangered species, a medicine wheel, reports and observations on plants, and our relationship with the Earth.

$9.95

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Baby Bear (6-pack)*
Author: Terri Mack
Format: Paperback
, 2012
  • Level 3

    Illustrated by Bill Helin.

    Back cover book introduction:
    Baby Bear wants to play with some friends.
    Who do you think will play with Baby Bear?

    Book Dimensions: 6.5in x 5.5in
    Pages: 16
    6-Pack ISBN: 9781927571415

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Baby Bear*
Author: Terri Mack
Format: Paperback
, 2012
  • Level 3

    Illustrated by Bill Helin.

    Back cover book introduction:
    Baby Bear wants to play with some friends.
    Who do you think will play with Baby Bear?

    Book Dimensions: 6.5in x 5.5in
    Pages: 16
    ISBN: 9781927571019

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First Nations Ceremonies
Traditional Territory: Anishinaabeg
Format: Paperback
, 2014
  • First Nations Ceremonies explores various Anishinaabe teachings that have been handed down from Elders, encouraging mino-pimaatisiwin, the good life. These practices are still used today, crossing time from the past to the future.

    24 pages

$4.95

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Fish For Supper*
Author: Terri Mack
Format: Paperback
, 2012
  • Level 1

    Illustrated by Bill Helin.

    Back cover book introduction:
    Many animals fish for their supper.
    What are some things that animals fish for?

    Book Dimensions: 6.5in x 5.5in
    Pages: 16
    ISBN: 9780987967015

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Giving Thanks
Traditional Territory: Akwesasne Mohawk, Cayuga, Tuscarora
Format: Paperback
, 1995
  • The Mohawk tradition teaches children to start each day by giving thanks to Mother Earth, in keeping with the belief that the natural world is a precious and rare gift, and that the universe represents one great family.

$15.95

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Grandma's Special Feeling
Author: Karin Clark
Format: Paperback
, 1996
  • Whenever Grandma gets that “special feeling,” the children know they're about to pile into the van, “get out into nature,” and get a lesson about how First Nations peoples used to live in the old days; and Grandma knows that the children need to be able to experience what she wants to talk to them about. As she passes on this knowledge to the children, she also passes on cultural history about how respect was and continues to be shown to the plants—how they are acknowledged for their contributions and assured they will not be over-harvested.

$12.00

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Granny and I Get Traditional Names
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • In this Coast Salish story, told in the voice of a young girl, she describes how she and her Granny get ready for their naming ceremony. When the special day arrives, the Longhouse fills with people who will witness and celebrate the sharing of their traditional names.

$8.50

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Hello Spring! (6-pack)*
Author: Donna Klockars
Format: Paperback
, 2012
  • Level 2

    Back cover book introduction:
    The animals notice that spring is here so they tell Bear.
    How do we know when it is spring time?

    Book Dimensions: 6.5in x 5.5in
    Pages: 16
    6-Pack ISBN: 9781927571361

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Hello Spring!*
Author: Donna Klockars
Format: Paperback
, 2012
  • Level 2

    Back cover book introduction:
    The animals notice that spring is here so they tell Bear.
    How do we know when it is spring time?

    Book Dimensions: 6.5in x 5.5in
    Pages: 16
    ISBN: 9780987967060

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I Am Raven: A Story of Discovery
Author: David Bouchard
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Hardcover
, 2008
  • David Bouchard dives into his own life and identity in this beautifully illustrated book.

    Personal totems are often described as animal spirit guardians. Totems are passed down through family lines. The beautiful prose describes an amazing personal journey of discovery, finally, inviting the reader to do the same.

$18.95

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Jason's New Dugout Canoe
Format: Hardcover
, 2000
  • The long-awaited sequel to BC children's classic Jason and the Sea Otter.

    This delightful story of a Nuu-chah-nulth boy explores First Nations traditions and values through the making of a canoe. Jason's first canoe is crushed during a storm, and he must replace it. Through Uncle Silas, he learns the traditional methods of canoe building - plus scores of stories and legends about his heritage. In an entertaining way, Jason's New Dugout Canoe also teaches the important lesson of patience, plus respect and reverence for nature and all its creatures.

    The story is packed with stunning, full-colour illustrations by Paul Montpellier, which one reviewer has described as "wonderfully clear and detailed, capturing both closeness to nature and a sense of continuity of Native tradition."

$18.95

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La Quete Spirituelle de Petit Ours
Author: Diane Silvey
Format: Paperback
, 1995
  • Little Bear is preoccupied with himself and overtures of friendship by the other animals are quickly rebuffed with taunting and insults. So Grandfather, knowing what to do, sends Little Bear to the island to search his heart. Traditional remedies sometimes take time, a long time. In isolation Little Bear comes face to face with himself and gains insight. In Little Bear, youngsters will see the transformation of an aloof self-centered spirit into a person fit to participate in the communal life of the village, one to whom Grandfather lovingly says, "Welcome home, Little Bear, welcome home." Joe Silvey's illustrations richly complement the story.
    (French Version)

$15.00

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