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John Blondin

John Blondin (March 6, 1960 - April 27, 1996) was a talented dancer, graphic artist and founder of a Native theatre group. Working through a museum education outreach program at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, John celebrated the Dene culture by performing stories that he had learned from his father George Blondin (1940 - 2008). The Legend of Caribou Boy was one of John's favourite stories.

The Legend of the Caribou Boy
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Dene; Tlicho (Dogrib);
Grade Levels: 2; 3; 4;

A young boy is having trouble sleeping at night. He is being called to fulfill his destiny, a destiny which lives on today in the traditions and culture of the Dene people and their relationship to the caribou and the land on which they live. Bilingual - English and Dogrib.

CD included.

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The Old Man with the Otter Medicine
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Dene; Tlicho (Dogrib);
Grade Levels: 2; 3;

It is winter and the people are starving. There is not fish. They must seek the help of a medicine man to save them. The Man with the Otter Medicine tells of medicine power, the struggle for survival and an important part of the history and culture of the Dene people as it has been passed down through stories and legends for generations. Bilingual - English and Dogrib. CD included.

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