Orca Indigenous through December 2019

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    May We Have Enough to Share Electronic book text, PDF Richard Van Camp 9781459816251 $4.99 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Oct 01, 2019
    Award-winning author Richard Van Camp wrote this book to express his gratitude for all that surrounds him and his family. The strength of their connections, the nature that provides for them, the love that is endless. Complemented by photos from photographers who celebrate their own gratefulness on the collective blog Tea & Bannock, the simple verse in May We Have Enough to Share is the perfect way to start or end your little one's days in gratitude.
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Blueberry Patch / Meennunyakaa Dual language (English & Anishinaabemowin) Hardcover Jennifer Leason 9781926886589 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 24, 2019
    Based in Duck Bay, Manitoba, in the 1940s, an Elder shares his experience of packing up to go out to collect blueberries, a traditional gathering that took place every summer. He describes the journey and landscape with humor and such vivid imagery that readers will see themselves there with him, boarding the trail of wagons from surrounding communities and heading east toward the blueberry patch. The Elder's stories offer a journey back in time and are complemented by images of fields of plump blueberries, tall green grass, bannock baking over... + Read More
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Sus Yoo / The Bear's Medicine Dual language (English & Dakelh) Hardcover Clayton Gauthier 9781926886572 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 24, 2019
    A mother bear shares with her cubs how to be grateful for all they have in the natural world. The Bear's Medicine shows the interconnectedness of all things in the world they live in and how each season brings changes and blessings for the bears. It is a story of a mother's love for her children as she teaches them how to survive.Written in English and Dakelh.
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    Picking Up the Pieces Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket Hardcover Carey Newman 9781459819955 $39.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 10, 2019
    Picking Up the Pieces tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a living work of art conceived and created by Indigenous artist Carey Newman. It includes hundreds of items collected from residential schools across Canada, everything from bricks, photos and letters to hockey skates, dolls and braids. Every object tells a story. Carey takes the reader on a journey from the initial idea behind the Witness Blanket to the challenges in making it work to its completion. The story is told through the objects and the Survivors who donat... + Read More
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    Series: IndigLits Legends and Teachings of Xeel's, the Creator 3rd edition Paperback Dr. Ellen Rice White 9781926886558 $19.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE May 28, 2019
    Legends and Teachings of Xeel’s, the Creator is the final book by celebrated Indigenous educator Dr. Ellen White. She died in 2018 at the age of ninety-four. White was a cultural knowledge keeper, author, linguist, herbalist, healer, traditional midwife, political activist and advocate who spent her life seeking knowledge and understanding to help peoples and nations better understand themselves and each other. She was invested into the Order of British Columbia and the Order of Canada for her many accomplishments. Her last book features an exc... + Read More
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    Series: IndigLits Inconvenient Skin / nayêhtâwan wasakay Dual language (English & Cree) Hardcover Shane L. Koyczan 9781926886510 $29.95 POETRY May 28, 2019
    Inconvenient Skin challenges how reconciliation has become a contested buzzword filled with promises and good intentions but rarely any meaningful follow-through. While Canada's history is filled with darkness, these poems aim to unpack that history to clean the wounds so the nation can finally heal. Powerful and thought-provoking, this collection will draw you in and make you reconsider Canada's colonial legacy. The cover features the art of Kent Monkman, and the interior features work by Joseph Sanchez, a member of the Indian Group of Seven.W... + Read More
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Neekna and Chemai 3rd edition Paperback Jeannette Armstrong 9781926886435 $14.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 May 28, 2019
    Neekna and Chemai are two little girls growing up in the Okanagan Valley in the time before European contact. Through these two friends, we learn about the seasonal life patterns of the Okanagan First Peoples. The girls spend time with Great-Grandmother, who tells them about important ceremonies, and they gather plants with Neekna's grandmother. Grandmother explains how bitterroot came to be an important food source, and why the people give a special ceremony of thanks at its harvest. Grandmother also tells the story of how a woman was changed ... + Read More
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    The Girl and the Wolf Hardcover Katherena Vermette 9781926886541 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Feb 05, 2019
    While picking berries with her mother, a little girl wanders too far into the woods. When she realizes she is lost, she begins to panic. A large grey wolf makes a sudden appearance between some distant trees. Using his sense of smell, he determines where she came from and decides to help her. Through a series of questions from the wolf, the little girl realizes she had the knowledge and skill to navigate herself—she just needed to remember that those abilities were there all along.
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Zoe and the Fawn Hardcover Catherine Jameson 9781926886534 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Feb 05, 2019
    Zoe and her father are delighted to come across a fawn in the forest. But the fawn is alone—where is its mother? Join Zoe on her quest for the deer, as she encounters animals and learns their Okanagan (syilx) names along the way. Repetition of phrased questions will enhance success for beginning readers while creating a playful rhythm for young listeners. This sweet story is by Catherine Jameson, a mother who studied Children's Fiction Writing at the En'owkin Centre's Indigenous Creative Writing Graduate Program.
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    Kiss by Kiss / Ocêtôwina A Counting Book for Families Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459816213 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Sep 18, 2018
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    Little You / Kîya-K’apisîsisîyân Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820067 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    My Heart Fills With Happiness / Ni Sâkaskineh Mîyawâten Niteh Ohcih Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Monique Gray Smith 9781459820180 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    We Sang You Home / Ka Kîweh Nikâmôstamâtinân Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820142 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    Welcome Song for Baby / Ni Nikamon ‘Tawâw Nipepîmis’ Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820104 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    You Hold Me Up / Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna Dual Language (English & Plains Cree) Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459821750 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 04, 2018
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    Series: Orca Echoes Soapstone Porcupine Paperback Jeff Pinkney 9781459814721 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Mar 13, 2018
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    You Hold Me Up Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459814479 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Oct 31, 2017
    This vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other’s well-being in their everyday actions. Consultant, international speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about reconciliation and the importance of the connections children make with their friends, classmates and families. This is a foundational book about buildin... + Read More
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    Speaking Our Truth A Journey of Reconciliation Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459815834 $29.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 19, 2017
    Canada's relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the residential school system and the lack of understanding of the historical and current impact of those schools. Healing and repairing that relationship requires education, awareness and increased understanding of the legacy and the impacts still being felt by Survivors and their families. Guided by acclaimed Indigenous author Monique Gray Smith, readers will learn about the lives of Survivors and listen to allies who are putting the findings of the Truth and Re... + Read More
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    Wild Woman Alphabet Hardcover Doris Muise 9781926886480 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 May 01, 2017
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    Series: Orca Limelights He Who Dreams Paperback Melanie Florence 9781459811027 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 31, 2017
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    Dah Dzahge Esigits We Write Our Language Dual language (English & Taltan) Paperback Angela Dennis 9781926886497 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Jan 01, 2017
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    Dancing with the Cranes Paperback Jeannette Armstrong 9781894778701 $12.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Jan 01, 2017
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    Series: schchechmala children's series The Salmon Run Paperback Clayton Gauthier 9781926886442 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Nov 01, 2016
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    We Sang You Home Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459811782 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Oct 18, 2016
    In this sweet and lyrical board book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world. A celebration of the bond between parent and child, this is the perfect song to share with your little ones. Internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author Richard Van Camp teams up with award-winning illustrator Julie Flett for a second time to create a stunning board book for babies and toddlers.
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    I Like Who I Am Paperback Tara White 9781894778633 $12.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 01, 2016
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    How the Fox Got His Crossed Legs / Edànì Nogèe Wegoo Degèe Adzà Dual language (English & Dogrib) Hardcover Virginia Football 9781894778749 $22.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 01, 2016
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    The Rabbit's Race Hardcover Deborah Delaronde 9781894778763 $18.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2016
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    Series: Gatherings Anthology series Gatherings XV Youth Water Anthology Paperback Greg Younging 9781926886404 $22.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 01, 2016
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    Mitêwâcimowina Indigenous Science Fiction and Speculative Storytelling Paperback Neal McLeod 9781926886398 $24.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 01, 2016
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    My Heart Fills with Happiness Board book Monique Gray Smith 9781459809574 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Mar 01, 2016
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    Series: Orca Echoes Soapstone Signs Paperback Jeff Pinkney 9781459804005 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Nov 01, 2014
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    Series: Sylix-Okanagan Series The Country of Sen-om-tuse (sn?amtus) Growing Up the Traditional Coville-Okanogan Way Dual language (Sylix & English) Paperback Andrew Joseph, Sr. 9781926886299 $22.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 01, 2013
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    Series: The Girl Who Grew A Galaxy The Girl Who Grew a Galaxy Paperback Cherie Dimaline 9781986886314 $18.95 FICTION Oct 23, 2013
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    Red Rooms Paperback Cherie Dimaline 9781926886176 $18.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 01, 2013
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    Him Standing Paperback Richard Wagamese 9781459801769 $9.95 FICTION Apr 01, 2013
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    Little You Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459802483 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Apr 01, 2013
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    Goodbye Buffalo Bay Paperback Larry Loyie 9781894778626 $16.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 01, 2012
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    The Next Sure Thing Paperback Richard Wagamese 9781554699001 $9.95 FICTION Oct 01, 2011
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    The Littlest Sled Dog Paperback Michael Kusugak 9781554691746 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Oct 01, 2010
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    When the Spirits Dance Paperback Larry Loyie 9781926886022 $16.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 May 01, 2010
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Just a Walk Paperback Jordan Wheeler 9781894778824 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Jan 01, 2010
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    Secret of the Dance Paperback Andrea Spalding 9781554691296 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Sep 01, 2009
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    Racin' Jason Paperback Elaine Wagner 9781894778732 $12.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 01, 2009
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    The Legend of the Caribou Boy / Ekwò Dozhìa Wegond| Dual language (English & Dogrib) Paperback George Blondin 9781894778718 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 May 01, 2009
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    Chuck in the City Paperback Jordan Wheeler 9781894778817 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Jan 01, 2009
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Jenneli's Dance Paperback Elizabeth Denny 9781894778619 $12.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 19, 2008
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    The Old Man with the Otter Medicine / Eneèko Nàmbe Ik’oo K'eèzho Dual language (English & Dogrib) Paperback George Blondin 9781894778695 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Jan 01, 2008
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    Welcome Song for Baby Board book Richard Van Camp 9781551436616 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Oct 01, 2007

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