Essential Reading

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Inconvenient Indian
The Reason You Walk

The Reason You Walk

by Wab Kinew

They Called Me Number One

They Called Me Number One

by Xat’sull Chief Bev Sellars

Up Ghost River

Up Ghost River

By Edmund Metatawabin

Working Effectively

Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples

by Bob Joseph and Cynthia F. Joseph

Books Written and/or Illustrated by Indigenous Artists for Children Under the Age of 6

A Day With Yayah

A Day with Yayah

by Nicola I. Campbell, illustrated by Julie Flett

Akilaks Adventure

Akilak’s Adventure

by Deborah Kigjugalik Webster, illustrated by Charlene Chua

Amik Loves School

Amik Loves School

by Katherena Vermette, Illustrated by Irene Kuziw

Awasis

Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock

by Dallas Hunt, Illustrated by Amanda Strong

Blackflies

Blackflies

by Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Jay Odjick 

Discovering Animals

Discovering Animals

by Neepin Auger

Discovering Numbers

Discovering Numbers

by Neepin Auger

Discovering Words

Discovering Words

by Neepin Auger

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How Raven Stole the Sun

by Maria Williams, Illustrated by Felix Vigil

I'm Finding My Talk

I’m Finding My Talk

by Rebecca Thomas, Illustrated by Pauline Young

Just a Walk

Just A Walk

by Jordan Wheeler, Illustrated by Christopher Auchter

Little You

Little You

by Richard Van Kamp, Illustrated by Julie Flett

My Heart Fills with Happiness

My Heart Fills with Happiness

by Monique Gray Smith, Illustrated by Julie Flett

Owls See Clearly at Night

Owls See Clearly at Night

Written and Illustrated by Julie Flett

Raven Squawk Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd

Sharing Our World

Sharing our World

by Ian Reid, Ryan Cranmer, Doug Lafortune, John Nelson, Francis Horne Sr., Paul Windsor, Corey Bulpitt, T.J. Sgwaayaans Young, Ben Houstie, Eugene Isaac, Corey W. Moraes, Terry Starr, and Rose Elsie John

Shi Shi Etko

Shi-shi-etko

by Nicola I. Campbell, Illustrated by Kim LaFave

Shin Chis's Canoe

Shin-Chi’s Canoe

by Nicola I. Campbell and Illustrated by Kim LaFave

Sila and the Land

Sila and the Land

by Shelby Angalik, Ariana Roundpoint and‎ Lindsay Dupre

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox

Written and Illustrated by Danielle Daniel

Stand Like a Cedar

Stand Like a Cedar

by Nicola I. Campbell, Illustrated by Carrielynn Victor

Stolen Words

Stolen Words

by Melanie Florence, Illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

Sweetest Kulu

Sweetest Kulu

by Celina Kalluk, Illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis

Tanna's Owl

Tanna’s Owl

by Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley and Sean Quitsualik-Tinsley, Illustrated by Yong Ling Kang

The Elders Are Watching

The Elders Are Watching

by David Bouchard, illustrated by Roy Henry Vickers

The Moccasins

The Moccasins

by Earl Einarson, Illustrated by Julie Flett

Seven Teaching Stories

The Seven Teachings Stories Series

by Katherena Vermette, Illustrated by Irene Kuziw

thundermaker

The Thundermaker

by Alan Syliboy

Welcome Song for Baby

Welcome Song for Baby

by Richard Van Camp

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What’s The Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses?

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by George Littlechild

When We Are Kind

When We Are Kind

by Monique Gray Smith, Illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt

When We Were Alone

When We Were Alone

by David A. Robertson, Illustrated by Julie Flett

Wild Berries

Wild Berries

Written and Illustrated by Julie Flett

We Sang You Home

We Sang You Home

by Richard Van Kamp, Illustrated by Julie Flett

You Hold Me Up

You Hold Me Up

by Monique Gray Smith, Illustrated by Danielle Daniel

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