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Nala's Magical Mitsiaq: A Story of Inuit Adoption
Author: Jennifer Noah
Format: Paperback
  • Adoption among Inuit families—known as Inuit custom adoption—is a unique and age-old practice that sees families within Nunavut placing children with adoptive parents in the community as they see fit. This tradition remains a celebrated part of Inuit culture and identity to this day.

    Nala’s Magical Mitsiaq tells the story of how Nala and Qiatsuk became sisters through Inuit custom adoption. This story, lovingly based on the author’s own family, explains the unique process of custom adoption and introduces kids to the importance of adoption within Inuit culture. Adorable illustrations and heartfelt text bring this tale of family love to life for readers both familiar and unfamiliar with this unique cultural tradition.

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Nalmuqci
Traditional Territory: Yaqan Nuki
Format: Paperback
  • A legend of generosity and kindness.

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Nanabosho and Porcupine
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Format: Paperback
  • When Nanabosho decides to have some fun at the expense of a little bear cub, there's a surprise in store, courtesy of the cub's furious mother! Thanks to shy little Porcupine, he discovers best friends are often closer than you think.

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Nanabosho and the Cranberries
Author: Joe McLellan
Format: Paperback
  • Sometimes we can be fooled by what we want to see. That happens to a famished Nanabosho when he sees a bush of plump cranberries seemingly floating on the surface of the lake.

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Nanabosho Grants a Wish
Format: Paperback
  • When Nanabosho agrees to help four people that come to him, all goes well except for one greedy man who finds the hard way that a gift must be honoured properly.

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Nanabosho Steals Fire
Author: Joe McLellan
Format: Paperback
  • Long ago, the only fire in the world was guarded jealously by an old medicine man. Nanabosho devises a plan to bring that warmth to the people.

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Nanna Bijou: The Sleeping Giant
Format: Paperback
  • NOWADAYS, IN A PANORAMIC VIEW NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN, one can see the gigantic figure of Nanna Bijou, a great land formation outlined in the bay of Lake Superior. An enormous giant asleep opposite the city of Thunder Bay in Ontario, he is named The Sleeping Giant. Situated at the south western tip of the vast Sibley peninsula, its rocky peaks, the highest of which boasts fourteen hundred feet elevation above sea level, inherited the names of his head, his chest and his Adam's Apple. The abrupt sides of the long promontory, the Nanna Steps, are likewise named in his honour.

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Napatsi
Author: Robert Feagan
Format: Paperback
  • Napatsi, le jeune Inuk, n'a qu'un rêve : fuir les traditions ancestrales et découvrir la ville ! Ce rêve deviendra réalité grâce à la capture d'Qagijuj, un ourson polaire destiné au zoo d'Edmonton. En compagnie de Jo, une adolescente aux cheveux de feu, Napatsi et Qagijuk vont relever un véritable défi qui nous fera découvrir faune, flore, cultures et légendes, tout au long de leur périple à travers l'Alberta et le Nunavut.

    Natif de Fort McPherson dans les territoires du Nord-Ouest, Robert Feagan nous présente son premier roman jeunesse

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Native American Games and Stories
Author: Joseph Bruchac
Format: Paperback
  • Native American Games and Stories, written by Joseph Bruchac, a well-known Native American writer and storyteller, and his son, James Bruchac, also a writer and storyteller, provides a look at some of the games played by different Native American peoples, along with related stories and legends. This combination of authors is excellent and has resulted in an extremely well-written and well put together book.

    The book is broken into sections based on the type of games (ball games, games of chance, etc.). Each section gives a brief overview of that type of game, followed by one or more related stories. The final part of each section presents the instructions for two to five games. The structure of the book works well as it not only introduces the different types of games, but it also allows the reader to see how the games are presented in Native American stories and culture.

    Each specific game is presented with well-written instructions. An overview of the game and how it is played are then followed by the suggested rules, how to score the game and any equipment that is needed. The sections are clearly indicated, which makes it easy to quickly look up information on that game. The only problem in the presentation of the games is a lack of any suggested ages for the players. Although some games, like Stickball, include a note about a modified version for younger players, there are no guidelines for what ages that could be playing the games. As a result, anyone wanting to play one of the games should read the instructions very carefully to ensure that the game is age-appropriate.

    Native American Games and Stories is a great resource about some of the games played by different Native American tribes, as well as the role that these games have played in Native American culture. This book would be good for many different types of readers, including as a resource for teachers.

$13.95

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Native Peoples
Author: Robert Livesey
Format: Paperback
  • Although Canada's citizens are usually thought of as law-abiding and loyal to authority, there have been some notable and powerful rebels. From fiery spirits such as William Lyon Mackenzie and Louis-Joseph Papineau in 1837, to men and women who simply defied social convention, Canada's rebels have had a strong impact on its growth as a nation.

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Native Plant Stories
Author: Joseph Bruchac
Traditional Territory: Abenaki
Format: Paperback
  • These mythical stories draw upon legends from eighteen Native American tribes and illustrate the importance of plant life in Native American traditions.

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Neekna and Chemai
Traditional Territory: Okanagan
Format: Paperback
  • A story about two girls living in the Okanagan Valley before the arrival of the white man. An insight into customs and ways of the past.

$14.95

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Nenapohs Legends: Memoir 2
Author: Margaret Cote
Format: Paperback
  • As the second volume in the First Nations Language Readers series, this collection presents seven Saulteaux (Ojibway) language texts in both the standard roman orthography and Syllabics, with English translation and a glossary of Saulteaux words. These texts are traditional stories of the Saulteaux Trickster, Nenapohs

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Never Bug a Bear
Author: Carol McTavish
Format: Paperback
  • Never Bug a Bear is a book about preserving and protecting animal habit. A delightful bug named Humphrey is first seen under a magnifying glass, and readers are then asked to find Humphrey in different animal habitats using the clues he left under the glass.

$16.95

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Night Sky Guide
Format: Pamphlet
  • This ingenious guide gives beginning stargazers instant access to just what they need to know

$9.95

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