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.
Kenneth Rosen’s haunting volume of poetry proves that the powerful and moving voice of Native Americans must be heard. More than two hundred poems embrace anguish, pride, and hope, representing twenty-four tribal affiliations, including, Sioux, Pawnee, Choctaw, Seminole, Laguna Pueblo, Cherokee, Anishinabe, Mohawk, Seneca, and Seminole. An Indian leader once asked a U.S. president: “What visions, under the white man’s way, are offered that will cause today’s children to want tomorrow to come?” In a sense, each poem in this volume is an attempt to confront and answer that very question.
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.
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 story of the invention of the potatoe chip by George Crum , a man of Native and African descent
A trickster's retelling of the story of Columbus' invasion of the Americas....
A book about children who come from multi-cultural backgrounds and identity issues .
A retelling of the history of America through the lives of its many minorities spanning the period between the 1607 founding of Jamestown through the begginning of the twenty-first century.
Howard Zinn's illustrated, young adult readers' version of "A Peoples' History Of The United States"
A coherent look at the reality of the central role of colonial genocide in the establishment of the United States of America.