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New Books for Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

by 49th Teachers · Tagged Indigenous, Diversity and Inclusion

Forever Our Home / kâkikê kîkinaw

by (author) Tonya Simpson
illustrated by Carla Joseph
translated by Jean Okimāsis

The Little Folk

by (author) Levi Illuitok
illustrated by Steve James

Sometimes I Feel Like a River

by (author) Danielle Daniel
illustrated by Josée Bisaillon

Walking Together

by (author) Elder Dr Albert D. Marshall & Louise Zimanyi
illustrated by Emily Kewageshig

Heart Berry Bling

by (author) Jenny Kay Dupuis
illustrated by Eva Campbell

Visions of the Crow

by (author) Wanda John-Kehewin
illustrated by nicole marie burton & Kielamel Sibal

As I Enfold You in Petals

by (author) Richard Van Camp
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson
colorist Donovan Yaciuk
letterer Nickolej Villiger

Beautiful You, Beautiful Me

by (author) Tasha Spillett-Sumner
illustrated by Salini Perera

Phoenix Gets Greater

by (author) Marty Wilson-Trudeau
illustrated by Megan Kyak-Monteith
with Phoenix Wilson

My Indian Summer

by (author) Joseph Kakwinokanasum

We Belong to the Drum

by (author) Sandra Lamouche
illustrated by Azby Whitecalf

Poppa and His Drum

by (author) Judith M. Doucette
illustrated by Rebecca Reid

Biindigen! Amik Says Welcome

by (author) Nancy Cooper
illustrated by Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley

Storyteller Skye

Teachings from My Ojibway Grandfather

by (author) Lindsay Christina King
illustrated by Carolyn Frank

Âmî Osâwâpikones (Dear Dandelion)

by (author) S.J. Okemow

Bernice and the Georgian Bay Gold

by (author) Jessica Outram

The Girl Who Loved the Birds

by (author) Joseph Dandurand
illustrated by Elinor Atkins

The Woman and Her Bear Cub

retold by Jaypeetee Arnakak
illustrated by Dayna B. Griffiths

Ahiahia the Orphan

by (author) Levi Illuitok
illustrated by Nate Wells

The Raven Mother

by (author) Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson
illustrated by Natasha Donovan


by (author) Tyler Pennock

We Dream Medicine Dreams

by (artist) Lisa Boivin

Amazing L'nu'k

A Celebration of the People of Mi'kma'ki

by (author) Julie Pellissier-Lush & Robin Grant
illustrated by James Bentley

Weird Rules to Follow

by (author) Kim Spencer

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