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  • The Evolution of Alice

    The Evolution of Alice

    This haunting, emotionally resonant story delivers us into the world of Alice, a single mother raising her three young daughters on the rez where she grew up. Alice has never had an easy life, but ...

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  • The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures

    The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures

    In The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures, Mareike Neuhaus uncovers residues of ancestral languages found in Indigenous uses of English. She shows how these remainders ground a reading ...

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  • Teacher's Guide For The Series Tales From Big Spirit

    Teacher's Guide For The Series Tales From Big Spirit

    This teacher's guide is designed to help classroom teacher's use the graphic novel series, Tales From Big Spirit, by David Alexander Robertson. The guide provides detailed lessons that meet a wide ...

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  • Teacher's Guide for Powwow Counting in Cree

    Teacher's Guide for Powwow Counting in Cree

    Teacher’s Guide for Powwow Counting in Cree gives you engaging activities that take a deeper look at each illustration in the book, Powwow Counting in Cree. In this resource you will find: - backgr...

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  • Shaping a World Already Made

    Shaping a World Already Made

    Landscape and Poetry of the Canadian Prairies

    "Carl Tracie, geographer, has done what no other researcher of any ilk has even attempted. No one has ever written a book on Canadian prairie poetry, not until now that is. We have books on Canadia...

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  • Rose's Run

    Rose's Run

    After losing her job and being left by her rock musician husband, Rose Okanese, a single mother of two feisty girls, resolves to claim some self-respect. She decides the fastest way to do that is t...

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  • Powwow Counting in Cree

    Powwow Counting in Cree

    This unique counting book introduces Cree numbers, from one to ten. Featuring powwow imagery that reflects the rich culture and tradition of the Cree people, rhyme, rhythm, and glowing illustration...

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      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station’s Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
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  • In Search of April Raintree

    In Search of April Raintree

    The powerful and moving life stories of two Métis sisters who suffer the breakdown of their family relations and the injustices of the social services system. Ten critical essays accompany one of t...

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  • Claiming Anishinaabe

    Claiming Anishinaabe

    Decolonizing the Human Spirit

    Denied her Indigenous status, Lynn Gehl has been fighting her entire life to reclaim mino-pimadiziwin--the good life. Exploring Anishinaabeg philosophy and Anishinaabeg conceptions of truth, Gehl s...

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  • April Raintree

    April Raintree

    April Raintree is the story of two sisters, separated from their family and one another. Despite that, the bond between them grows, as they navigate a society that is, at times, indifferent, hostil...

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  • Woods Cree Stories

    Woods Cree Stories

    Humour is not only the best medicine; it is also an exceptionally useful teaching tool. So often, it is through humour that the big lessons in life are learned--about responsibility, honour, hard ...

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  • Women of the First Nations

    Women of the First Nations

    Power, Wisdom, and Strength

    "From diversity comes strength and wisdom": this was the guiding principle for selecting the articles in this collection. Because there is no single voice, identity, history, or cultural experience...

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  • Towards a Prairie Atonement

    Towards a Prairie Atonement

    Towards a Prairie Atonement addresses this question by enlisting the help of a Metis Elder and revisiting the history of one corner of the Great Plains. Set on a prairie remnant seven thousand yea...

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  • Through Different Eyes

    Through Different Eyes

    Everyone knows everyone's business in the small fishing community of Kitsum. So when young Brenda Joe fears she might be pregnant, she also worries that rumours will spread quickly. Things look up ...

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  • These Are Our Legends

    These Are Our Legends

    Like all First Nations languages, Lillooet (Lil'wat) is a repository for an abundantly rich oral literature. In These Are Our Legends, the fifth volume of the First Nations Language Readers series,...

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  • The Setting Lake Sun

    The Setting Lake Sun

    The Setting Lake Sun, J.R. Léveillé's first novel set in his native Manitoba, describes the unforgettable encounter of Angèle, an aspiring young Métis architect, with Ueno Takami, an older Japanese...

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  • The Ojibwa of Western Canada 1780-1870

    The Ojibwa of Western Canada 1780-1870

    Among the most dynamic Aboriginal peoples in western Canada today are the Ojibwa, who have played an especially vital role in the development of an Aboriginal political voice at both levels of gove...

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  • The New Peoples

    The New Peoples

    Being and Becoming Métis

    Leading Canadian and American scholars explore the dimension and meaning of the intermingling of European and Native American peoples.

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  • The Cast Stone

    The Cast Stone

    Ben Robe is a retired political science professor who has returned to his reserve at Moccasin Lake, Saskatchewan, to live out his life in relative peace and solitude. But the complications of a sud...

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  • Off the Ropes

    Off the Ropes

    My Story

    Having been sexually abused by a boxing coach as a teen, and not knowing who to trust or tell, Roland Vandal found solace in drugs and alcohol. His battle with addiction, and his unwillingness to s...

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  • Nobody Cries at Bingo

    Nobody Cries at Bingo

    Author and narrator Dawn Dumont paints a picture which goes beyond many cultural stereotypes. She talks about drinking and bingo and the toughness needed to deal with bullying by the other natives ...

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  • mâci-nêhiyawêwin: Beginning Cree

    mâci-nêhiyawêwin: Beginning Cree

    Designed as an introduction for Cree language learners, mâci-nêhiyawêwin: Beginning Creeacts as a self-study aid--a much-needed resource in today's world where few can speak Cree fluently. Basic gr...

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