Strong Stories – Bundle of 48 Indigenous Books for Elementary Students

$408.00

Strong Stories is a collection of 48 books for elementary students which share Indigenous stories and knowledge from across Canada. They offer students information and ideas for connecting more deeply with the land. Written, published and illustrated by Indigenous people from across Canada, this collection offers a wealth of knowledge from a variety of perspectives. Please note we are only offering this as a set right now as a way of encouraging the exposure of students to a broader range of cultures and stories from across Canada. And purchased as a set in this way each book is less than $10 each.

Authors:

  • Celestine Aleck (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Salish; Coast Salish; Snuneymuxw;)
  • Michelle Corneau (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Haudenosaunee (Iroquois); Kanyen’keha:ka (Mohawk);)
  • Leah Marie Dorion (Indigenous Canadian; Métis;)
  • Bill Helin (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Tsimshian (Ts’msysen); Tlingit;)
  • Cecilia John (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Dene; Dakelh (Carrier); Saik’uz;)
  • Bobbie Wildman (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl); Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw;)
  • Sally Williams (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl); Gwawaenuk;)

Artists:

  • Leah Marie Dorion (Indigenous Canadian; Métis;)
  • Cole Good (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Salish; Coast Salish; Snuneymuxw;)
  • Joel Good (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Salish; Coast Salish; Snuneymuxw;)
  • Bill Helin (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Tsimshian (Ts’msysen); Tlingit;)
  • Cecilia John (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Dene; Dakelh (Carrier); Saik’uz;)
  • Monica Wysotski (Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Haudenosaunee (Iroquois); Kanyen’keha:ka (Mohawk);)

 

Description

Listed below are the Strong Stories sets (and the titles included within each) that you will receive in this bundle:

Coast Salish Stories
Granny and I Get Traditional Names
Mom, How Do You Make Smoked Fish?
Why Ravens and Wolves Hunt Together
Taking Care of Our Mother Earth
The Cedar Tree: The Heart of Our People
The Great Blanket of Moss
The Great Trade
The Sun and the Moon

Dakelh Stories
Bald Eagle, Bald Eagle
Berries of the Dakelh Territory
Berry Picking with ‘Atsoo
Counting in Carrier 
(delivered in a dual-language format of Carrier and English)
Fall in Saik’uz 
(delivered in a triple-language format of Carrier, English, and French)
Spring in Saik’uz 
(delivered in a triple-language format of Carrier, English, and French)
Summer in Saik’uz 
(delivered in a triple-language format of Carrier, English, and French)
Winter in Saik’uz 
(delivered in a triple-language format of Carrier, English, and French)

Kanyen’keha:ka Stories
Big Bear
Kanyen’kehà:ka Clans
Creation Story Sky Woman
The Thanksgiving Address
The Game
The Three Sisters
The Woodpecker
Two Row Wampum

Kwakwaka’wakw Stories
A Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch
Button Blankets
Hereditary Chiefs and Matriarchs
Our Traditional Medicines
Planning a Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch
Strength in Our “Ways of Knowing”
The Cedar Tree Our Culture, Our Tree
Traditional Berry Picking

Métis Stories
How the Moon Came to Be
Métis and Dandelions
Métis Singing Sticks: A Story About Métis Musical Traditions
Pemmican Berries
Poems to Honour Mother Earth
The Helpful Sasquatch
Métis Transport Boxes
The Story of the Tamarack Tree

Tlingit Stories
Gift of the Salmon
Hong Kong Story Totems
Making a Canoe
Making a Drum
Raven Returns the Daylight
Spirit Bear
Tlingit Fishing
Tlingit Storytellers

Text Content Territories: Indigenous AmericanAlaska NativeTlingitNative AmericanHaudenosaunee (Iroquois)Kanyen’keha:ka (Mohawk)SalishCoast SalishIndigenous CanadianFirst NationsDeneDakelh (Carrier)Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)Kanyen’keha:ka (Mohawk)Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl)SalishCoast SalishTlingitMétis.

Additional information

Weight 2.9 kg
Dimensions 15 × 22.5 × 20 cm
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AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT

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