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Indigenous Titles (24 series)

Amazing Women in Canada (True North)  

Throughout history women have shaped the culture, politics, and people of the land we know as Canada. The women in this series have had a lasting impact on our daily lives. Explore their stories and learn how they have made a difference.

Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: A Guide to the Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plan

Drawing from her experiences as an Indigenous scientist, botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer demonstrated how all living things-from strawberries and witch hazel to water lilies and lichen-provide us with gifts and lessons every day in her best-selling book Braiding Sweetgrass. Adapted for young adults by Monique Gray Smith, this new edition reinforces how wider ecological understanding stems from listening to the earth’s oldest teachers: the plants around us.

Cuthbert Grant

Son of a Scottish trader and an Indigenous mother, Cuthbert Grant became a leader of the Métis-a distinct group of mixed European and Indigenous people who developed communities along fur trading routes in the 1800s. He saw his people through conflict and change and helped transition them to a new way of life in what is now Canada and the United States.

Des Canadiennes extraordinaires (Vrai nord)  

Dans l’Histoire, les femmes ont façonné la culture, la politique et la population de notre grand pays qu’est le Canada. Les femmes mises en valeur dans cette série ont marqué nos vies au quotidien. Découvre leur histoire et apprends de quelle façon elles ont fait une différence.

First Peoples

Prior to the arrival of Europeans, numerous Indigenous Peoples thrived across North America. This series provides an overview of daily life and culture. Approachable text examines each group's community structure, significant ceremonies, and traditions, as well as their relationship with European settlers and forced relocation onto reserves. Each title also includes a traditional story and tells how the people work to keep the traditions of their ancestors alive today.

Indigenous Communities in Canada (True North)  

Approximately 1.4 million Indigenous people live in Canada today. They come from a large number of communities, each with its own history, language, and cultural practices. Indigenous Communities in Canada will explore the lives of Indigenous people, both in the past and in current times.

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future (Coast 2 Coast 2 Coast)  

Indigenous peoples have played an influential role in Canadian history and continue to do so today. From the past and into the future, Indigenous Life in Canada reveals the challenges Indigenous peoples face, celebrates their diverse cultures, and highlights the contributions they make in Canada.

Indigenous Nations in North America (Expedition)  

Explore the many different Indigenous Nations in North America. Readers will learn about these Indigenous Nations, in the past and present times from authors of these communities. Each book explores the history, language, culture, daily life and current issues facing the community. This highly visual series includes many photos, maps, and infographics.

Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change  

Part of the Canada's Changing Climate: Problems and Solutions series - Canada is a big country with a diverse climate. This series investigates the impact of climate change on our people, place and lifestyle. Explore how you can help and adapt to climate change in Canada.

Indigenous Peoples’ Contributions to Canada (True North)  

This series will examine the contributions of Indigenous Peoples to Canada, in the topic areas given. The books will touch on the contributions of individuals, such as famous or noteworthy Indigenous People who contributed in these areas, as well as more general ideas or events, such as the sport of lacrosse in the Sports book.