In this book, Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Indigenous North America's history and culture that have misinformed generations of Americans and contributed to the large-scale marginalization of Indigenous peoples all over Turtlr Island.
The autiobiography of Jordin Tootoo, from Rankin Inlet, the first Inuit to ever play in the National Hockey League. Many will readily identify with his struggle against racism, alcoholism and poverty. The honesty of his story is both shocking and relatable and shares some important insight into what life for young Native Americans is too often like. For those non-native teachers who are wondering about what home life is like for some of our more challenging students this book may be a helpful read.
The first biography of Crazy Horse authored by members of his family. An interesting book that clears up many inaccuracies and sheds additional light on the man and his people and culture. This book should be the first source people turn to who want to learn about Crazy Horse and the time period in which he lived. Many thanks to the Edward Clown family for sharing their family's oral history with us.
A visual representation of what it is like to be at a powwow....
The true story of Zitkala Sha (Red Bird ) , an Indigenous author, musician and activist.
A young Native boy learns about the game of Lacrosse from his grandfather who appears to him in dreams and teaches not just about the game, but how it relates to living life in a good way.
Two Ojibwe sisters set off on a journey to find the Sky Sisters (The Northern Lights)
A story of family, grief and and the cycle of life. A young girl comes to terms with the loss of a beloved family member and the birth of a sibling.
A young readers' version of a Stranger At Home, the story of an inuit girl's return to her family after two years at a colonial boarding school.
A book of stories from the Mazateca peoples of Central America, as told through the eyes of a young girl.