Celestine Aleck

Celestine Aleck, Sahiltiniye descends from Snuneymuxw First Nations. She has been an artist most of her life which has taught her to learn facts and then mix imagination when writing stories. The beauty that surrounds her inspires her to write.

Les six cèdres
Authors:
Margot Landahl
Format: Paperback

Que pouvons-nous apprendre des animaux de la côte nord-ouest du Pacifique ? C’est la question que se pose Aigle Sage quand il s’arrête dans un bosquet de cèdres au bout d’une cour d’école.

« Les six cèdres » permet aux lecteurs de comprendre les caractéristiques et les habitudes de six animaux de la côte nord-ouest du Pacifique. Il leur permet aussi d’apprécier comment ces animaux peuvent les aider à mieux se comprendre eux-mêmes.

Educator Information
Please note: Each animal in this story represents one of the BC Core Competencies. The characteristics and habits have been determined by the author and do not reflect any group of Indigenous peoples. Celestine Aleck, the illustrator, and Terri Mack, the publisher, both reflected and conversed on this prior to publication in that the characteristics and habits were deemed as that of anyone describing these animals.  The artwork in this book, however, is Indigenous artwork from an Indigenous artist; therefore, the Authentic Indigenous Artwork label is shown.

Beautifully illustrated animals by Coast Salish artist/author Celestine Aleck.

Cultural edits for the animal characteristics by Celestine Aleck and Terri Mack.

Additional Information
Les six cèdres (The Six Cedar Trees) is adapted from The Four Stones, an original story by Laurie Bayly, a teacher and counsellor with the Greater Victoria School District. Bayly’s story is based on SD61’s Aboriginal Enhancement Agreement, The Spirit of Alliances.

Supporting Resources Available
Help support the core competencies in your classroom with our BRAND NEW Les six cèdres Poster. Also available, Les six cèdres Mini Poster Set (set of six).

To learn more about the BC Core Competencies click here: BC Core Competencies.

Interested in purchasing a bundle that includes the book, large poster, and mini poster set? Click here: Les six cèdres Bundle.

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Authentic Indigenous Artwork
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The Six Cedar Trees
Authors:
Margot Landahl
Format: Paperback

What lessons can we learn from our Pacific Northwest Coast animals? This is the question Eagle explores as he settles in a tall grove of cedar trees nestled in the corner of a school playground. The Six Cedar Trees allows readers to understand the characteristics and habits of six Pacific Northwest Coast animals and how these animals can help them develop a deeper understanding of themselves.

Educator Information 
Please note: Each animal in this story represents one of the BC Core Competencies. The characteristics and habits have been determined by the author and do not reflect any group of Indigenous peoples. Celestine Aleck, the illustrator, and Terri Mack, the publisher, both reflected and conversed on this prior to publication in that the characteristics and habits were deemed as that of anyone describing these animals. The artwork in this book, however, is Indigenous artwork from an Indigenous artist; therefore, the Authentic Indigenous Artwork label is shown.

Beautifully illustrated animals by Coast Salish artist/author Celestine Aleck.

Cultural edits for the animal characteristics by Celestine Aleck and Terri Mack. 

Additional Information
The Six Cedar Trees is adapted from The Four Stones, an original story by Laurie Bayly, a teacher and counsellor with the Greater Victoria School District. Bayly’s story is based on SD61’s Aboriginal Enhancement Agreement, The Spirit of Alliances.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$9.95

Quantity:
French Poster: Les six cèdres
Size: 91 X 61 cm
Country of Origin: Canada

Les six cèdres poster includes the prompts from the book in French that support the core competencies in their correlation to the six identified animals in the story: 

Wolf 
Raven 
Salmon 
Bear 
Beaver 
Orca

Supporting Resources Available
Les six cèdres poster can be used in conjunction with the picture book Les six cèdres and Les six cèdres Mini Poster Set.

To learn more about the BC Core Competencies click here: BC Core Competencies.

Interested in purchasing a bundle that includes the book, large poster, and mini poster set? Click here: Les six cèdres Bundle.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$11.95

Quantity:
French Posters: Les six cèdres Mini Poster Set (Set of six)
Size: 46 X 30 cm
Country of Origin: Canada

Les six cèdres Mini Poster Set includes six mini posters in French.

This set of six Mini Posters in French features the core competencies, each represented by an animal (bear, beaver, orca, raven, salmon and wolf). The Mini Posters are designed for use with the whole class, and the language has been structured to reflect group conversation: “Today we connect with...” The posters can be displayed individually to focus on a selected core competency or can be displayed as a group.

Please note: Each animal in this story represents one of the BC Core Competencies. The characteristics and habits have been determined by the author and do not reflect any group of Indigenous peoples. Celestine Aleck, the illustrator, and Terri Mack, the publisher, both reflected and conversed on this prior to publication in that the characteristics and habits were deemed as that of anyone describing these animals from a mainstream perspective, not a Traditional Clan or Totem perspective. 

Supporting Resources Available
Also available Les six cèdres poster for individual self-reflection and Les six cèdres picture book. 

To learn more about the BC Core Competencies click here: BC Core Competencies.

Interested in purchasing a bundle that includes the book, large poster, and mini poster set? Click here: Les six cèdres Bundle.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$11.95

Quantity:
Poster: The Six Cedar Trees
Size: 91 X 61 cm
Country of Origin: Canada

The poster includes the prompts from the book that support the core competencies in their correlation to the six identified animals in the story:

Wolf
Raven
Salmon
Bear
Beaver
Orca

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$9.95

Quantity:
Posters: The Six Cedar Trees Mini Poster Set (Set of six)
Size: 46 X 30 cm
Country of Origin: Canada

This set of six Mini Posters features the core competencies, each represented by an animal (bear, beaver, orca, raven, salmon and wolf). The Mini Posters are designed for use with the whole class, and the language has been structured to reflect group conversation: “Today we connect with...” The posters can be displayed individually to focus on a selected core competency or can be displayed as a group.

Please note: Each animal in this story represents one of the BC Core Competencies. The characteristics and habits have been determined by the author and do not reflect any group of Indigenous peoples. Celestine Aleck, the illustrator, and Terri Mack, the publisher, both reflected and conversed on this prior to publication in that the characteristics and habits were deemed as that of anyone describing these animals from a mainstream perspective, not a Traditional Clan or Totem perspective. 

 

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$9.95

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