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Bernelda Wheeler

Bernelda Wheeler was a writer, storyteller, journalist and teacher from the Muskopetung First Nation. She also acted in the play Someday at Saskakatchewan's Globe Theater, and served as an advisor to The Aboriginal Film and Video Art Alliance. She is of Cree, Assiniboine, and Saulteaux ancestry.

I Can't Have Bannock But The Beaver Has A Dam
Artists:
Herman Bekkering
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian;
Grade Levels: Preschool; Kindergarten; 1; 2; 3;

A boy patiently listens to his mother's reasons for not making bannock-all the result of a beaver's need to make a dam.

Includes a bannock recipe!

Reviews
"I Can't Have Bannock But the Beaver Has a Dam is written in prose. It begins with a little boy asking his mother if he can have some bannock. She says no and tells him why. As for all little boys, mother's answer only offers material for another question. So the book's story is built on this question-answer exchange between the two. Each time the mother answers, she gives all of the information in the previous answer plus a new piece of information, so we see the picture expanding for the boy. The book would be a good teaching tool for the elementary teacher, especially for those in native and northern communities where bannock and power failures are a part of everyday life. It is recommended for all elementary school libraries." - Sharon A. McLennan McCue, CM Magazine

Educator Information
Recommended Grades: K-3

Additional Information
32 pages | 9.00" x 11.00" | New Edition

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
$12.00

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Where Did You Get Your Moccasins?
Artists:
Herman Bekkering
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian;
Grade Levels: Preschool; Kindergarten; 1; 2; 3;

When a young boy's classmates gather around to look at a young boy's moccasins, he tells them the story of how his grandmother made them.

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24 pages | 8.00" x 11.00" | New Edition

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
$12.00

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