• Kunu's Basket

    Kunu's Basket

    Francis, Lee DeCora

    Kunu and his family live on the Penobscot Indian Island Reservation in Maine. When Kunu attempts to make a traditional Penobscot basket from ash strips, he is frustrated that it doesn't come easily to him. But with his grandfather's gentle encouragement, Kunu slowly develops confidence. Joining Kunu's lesson in basket-weaving is one about his family's history:

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  • Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak Lii Swer

    Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak Lii Swer

    Flett, Julie

    A to Z of some of the sights and sounds of the Michif language and its speakers. The language of the Métis, Michif is a combination of French and Cree with a trace of other regional languages. Once spoken by thousands of people across the prairies of Canada and the northern United States, Michif is now so little spoken that it might disappear within a generation.

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  • Little Whale

    Little Whale

    Peratrovich, Roy A.

    Kéet, the 10-year-old son of a Tlingit clan leader on the coast of what is now Alaska, accompanies his father on a sea voyage to another clan’s village in a story based on a real-life journey that Peretrovich’s grandfather took part in as a boy.

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  • Little You

    Little You

    Van Camp, Richard

    Love for little ones, poetic and joyful. “You are life and breath adored/ You are us and so much more/ Little ember with growing light/ Feel our love as we hold you tight.”

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  • Lovebirds

    Lovebirds

    Segundo, Sondra

    A story about an eagle who met a raven. Together, they take a magical journey through the animal, human and spirit worlds. Based on author's grandparents' love story.

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  • Missing Nimâmâ

    Missing Nimâmâ

    Florence, Melanie

    A young mother, one of the many missing indigenous women, watches over her small daughter as she grows up without her Nimama, experiencing important milestones. In the end, the author provides age-appropriate context of missing or murdered Indigenous women for young readers

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  • Mission to Space

    Mission to Space

    Herrington, John B.

    Go on a Mission to Space with Chickasaw astronaut John Herrington, as he shares his flight on the space shuttle Endeavor and his thirteen-day mission to the International Space Station.

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  • My Heart Fills With Happiness

    My Heart Fills With Happiness

    Gray Smith, Monique

    The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. Author Monique Gray Smith is Cree and Lacota. (https://moniquegraysmith.com/)

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  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers

    Hoena, B. A.

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  • Nimoshom and His Bus

    Nimoshom and His Bus

    Thomas, Penny M.

    Nimoshom loved to drive the school bus. Every day, on the way to and from school, he had something to say. Sometimes, he told the kids silly stories. Sometimes, he taught the kids a new word in Cree.

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