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HEALING THE LEGACY OF THE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS
MAPS OF CANADA
Follow That Map! by
Publication Date: 2009-02-01
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Below you will find a selection of books that may be found in your Learning Commons. Be sure to visit your Learning Commons Informationist to locate these books, or other similar titles in print or electronic form.
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- settler, pioneer, loyalists, native people, First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit
Nations of the Western Great Lakes by The Western Great Lakes region was once home to many Algonkian-speaking nations, including the Anishinabe, Menominee, Sauk, and Fox. for hundreds of years, these peoples thrived in the Great Lakes woodlands, relying on nature's bounty for their survival. This fascinating new book describes cultural similarities and differences between these nations, their homes, hunting and farming practices, and the importance of family.
Publication Date: 2002-10-31
Life in an Anishinabe Camp by Beautiful artwork helps illuminate the daily lives of the Anishinabe, or first people, also known as the Chippewa or Ojibwa. Living in the Western Great Lakes region, the Anishinabe adapted to each season by changing camp locations to better suit the changing weather. Fascinating text describes clan life, different camps for different seasons, how wigwams and other dwellings were built, hunting, clothing, celebrations, and the roles of men and women.
Publication Date: 2002-10-31
Native Homes by This fascinating book looks at many of the dwellings built by the native nations across the continent. Beautiful, detailed illustrations show the exteriors, interiors, and way of life in each lodge. Discover thatch homes and pueblos of the Southwest; plankhouses of the Northwest Coast; wigwams, longhouses, tipis; earth lodges, pit homes, hogans, and iglus.
Publication Date: 2000-10-31
Life in the Far North by Life in the Far North combines striking images and easy-to-follow text to describe the Native nations that have lived in the northernmost part of present-day North America for thousands of years. The frigid climate has impacted every element of daily life for groups such as the Inuit, Yup'ik, and Inupiat. Children will be keen to learn about: * dwellings such as snow houses * hunting and fishing * the daily lives of men, women, and children * the making of crafts and clothing using natural materials * traditions and ceremonies * how the arrival of Europeans changed the ways of life of these peoples
Publication Date: 2003-10-31
The Inuit Thought of It by Dazzling inventions from the far north. Today's Arctic communities have all the comforts of modern living. Yet the Inuit survived in this harsh landscape for hundreds of years with nothing but the land and their own ingenuity. Join authors Alootook Ipellie and David MacDonald as they explore the amazing innovations of traditional Inuit and how their ideas continue to echo around the world. Some inventions are still familiar to us: the one-person watercraft known as a kayak retains its Inuit name. Other innovations have been replaced by modern technology: slitted snow goggles protected Inuit eyes long before sunglasses arrived on the scene. And other ideas were surprisingly inspired: using human-shaped stone stacks (lnunnguat) to trick and trap caribou. Many more Inuit innovations are explored here, including: Dog sleds Kids' stuff Shelter Food preservation Clothing Medicine. In all, more than 40 Inuit items and ideas are showcased through dramatic photos and captivating language. From how these objects were made, to their impact on contemporary culture, The Inuit Thought of It is a remarkable catalog of Inuit invention.
Publication Date: 2007-09-27
Underground rail road--Flight to freedom : Irrepressible conflict by During the 1800s, thousands of African-
American slaves escaped aboard the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.
This book presents the hard, dangerous path of the Underground Railroad.
Call Number: 326.9 EDW
Publication Date: 2007
The Last Safe House by
Publication Date: 1998-06-30
Thomas and the Métis Cart by
Publication Date: 2015-12-15
Elijah of Buxton by
Publication Date: 2009-02-01
VIDEOS: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF CANADA
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN EARLY CANADA
THE STORY OF SHI-SHI-ETKO
VILLAGE LIFE OF THE EARLY SETTLER
What school was like
This link tells students about what school was like for an early settler child. Click on the boy or girl (in the link, not the video!) to learn more.
Learn where the settlers met for church services in their village.
The general store
Learn how important the general store was in an early settlers' life.
Learn how important the sawmill was in the life of an early settler.
What are the main differences between your day-to-day life and the life of a child living in Upper Canada in 1800?
What can we learn from the ways in which First Nations livind in harmony with their environment?
Where did people get their water?
How did they heat and light their homes?
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