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Strong Stories Bundle of 48 Indigenous Books for Elementary Students

$408.00

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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);)

 


Strong Stories - Metis Series

Books in the Métis series include the following from author and illustrator Leah Marie Dorion:

How the Moon Came to Be    (16 pages)
Métis and Dandelions    (16 pages)
Métis Singing Sticks: A Story About Métis Musical Traditions    (16 pages)
Pemmican Berries    (16 pages)
Poems to Honour Mother Earth    (16 pages)
The Helpful Sasquatch    (16 pages)
Métis Transport Boxes    (16 pages)
The Story of the Tamarack Tree    (16 pages)

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Strong Stories - Coast Salish Series

Coast Salish Strong Stories written by Celestine Aleck include the following:

Granny and I Get Traditional Names   (16 pages)
Mom, How Do You Make Smoked Fish?    (16 pages)
Why Ravens and Wolves Hunt Together    (16 pages)
Taking Care of Our Mother Earth    (16 pages)
The Cedar Tree: The Heart of Our People    (16 pages)
The Great Blanket of Moss    (16 pages)
The Great Trade    (16 pages)
The Sun and the Moon    (16 pages)

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Strong Stories - Kanyen'keha:ka Series

Own the entire set of Kanyen’keha:ka Strong Stories written by Michelle Corneau! (8 books total)

Included is one copy of each of the following books:

Big Bear    (16 pages)
Kanyen’kehà:ka Clans    (16 pages)
Creation Story Sky Woman    (16 pages)
The Thanksgiving Address    (16 pages)
The Game    (16 pages)
The Three Sisters    (16 pages)
The Woodpecker    (16 pages)
Two Row Wampum    (16 pages)

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Strong Stories - Kwakwaka’wakw Series

Recommended for intermediate students.

Books in the Kwakwaka’wakw series include the following from authors Sally Williams and Bobbie Wildman and illustrator Lou-ann Neel:

A Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch    (16 pages)
Button Blankets    (16 pages)
Hereditary Chiefs and Matriarchs    (16 pages)
Our Traditional Medicines    (16 pages)
Planning a Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch    (16 pages)
Strength in Our “Ways of Knowing”    (16 pages)
The Cedar Tree Our Culture, Our Tree    (16 pages)
Traditional Berry Picking    (16 pages)

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Strong Stories - Tlingit Series

Tlingit Strong Stories written and illustrated by Bill Helin include the following:

Gift of the Salmon   (16 pages)
Hong Kong Story Totems   (16 pages)
Making a Canoe   (16 pages)
Making a Drum   (16 pages)
Raven Returns the Daylight   (16 pages)
Spirit Bear   (16 pages)
Tlingit Fishing   (16 pages)
Tlingit Storytellers   (16 pages)

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Strong Stories - Dakelh

These books are recommended for primary students. All books are 16 pages.

Books in the Dakelh series include the following from author and illustrator Cecilia John:

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)

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Weight 2.9 kg
Dimensions 15 × 22.5 × 20 cm
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