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Dreaming in Indian

Dreaming in Indian

Contemporary Native American Voices
by Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
tagged : native american

A highly-acclaimed anthology about growing up Native—now in paperback.

*Best Books of 2014, American Indians in Children’s Literature *Best Book of 2014, Center for the Study of Multicultural Literature *2015 USBBY Outstanding International Book Honor List

A collection truly universal in its themes, Dreaming in Indian will shatter commonly held stereotypes about Native peoples and offers readers a unique insight into a community often misunderstood and misrepresented by the mainstream media.

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Fatty Legs

Fatty Legs

A True Story
by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, illustrated by Liz Amini-Holmes
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
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The Inuit Thought of It

The Inuit Thought of It

Amazing Arctic Innovations
by Alootook Ipellie & David MacDonald
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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Not My Girl

Not My Girl

by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
tagged : native canadian
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When I Was Eight

When I Was Eight

illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard, by Margaret Pokiak-Fenton & Christy Jordan-Fenton
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
tagged : native canadian

Bestselling memoir Fatty Legs for younger readers.

Olemaun is eight and knows a lot of things. But she does not know how to read. Ignoring her father’s warnings, she travels far from her Arctic home to the outsiders’ school to learn.

The nuns at the school call her Margaret. They cut off her long hair and force her to do menial chores, but she remains undaunted. Her tenacity draws the attention of a black-cloaked nun who tries to break her spirit at every turn. But the young girl is more deter …

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Broken Circle

Broken Circle

The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools: A Memoir
by Theodore Fontaine
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : native americans, native american studies, native american

Now an approved curriculum resource for grade 9–12 students in British Columbia and Manitoba.

 

Theodore (Ted) Fontaine lost his family and freedom just after his seventh birthday, when his parents were forced to leave him at an Indian residential school by order of the Roman Catholic Church and the Government of Canada. Twelve years later, he left school frozen at the emotional age of seven. He was confused, angry and conflicted, on a path of self-destruction. At age 29, he emerged from this b …

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The Legend of the Buffalo Stone

The Legend of the Buffalo Stone

by Dawn Sprung, illustrated by Charles Bullshields
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged : native canadian
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Brothers of the Wolf

Brothers of the Wolf

by Caroll Simpson
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
tagged : wolves & coyotes, native canadian
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