• 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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  • Raven Makes the Aleutians

    Raven Makes the Aleutians

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  • Pʹéskʹa and the First Salmon Ceremony

    Pʹéskʹa and the First Salmon Ceremony

    Ritchie, Scot

    Not authored by a Native writer however the book is endorsed by Chief William Charlie of the Sts'ailes People. This book is included here for it's local content not represented in other titles.

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  • Powwow

    Powwow

    Pheasant-Neganigwane, Karen

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  • When We Were Alone

    When We Were Alone

    Robertson, David

    When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long braided hair and beautifully colored clothing? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is told about life in a residential school a long time ago, where all of these things were taken away. When We Were Alone is a story about a difficult time in history and, ultimately, one of empowerment and strength.

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  • The Water Walker

    The Water Walker

    Robertson, Joanne

    The determined story of an Ojibwe grandmother (nokomis), Josephine Mandamin, and her great love for nibi (water). Nokomis walks to raise awareness of our need to protect nibi for future generations and for all life on the planet. She, along with other women, men and youth, has walked around all the Great Lakes from the four salt waters, or oceans, to Lake Superior.

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  • Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

    Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

    Robertson, Robbie

    Born of Mohawk and Cayuga descent, musical icon Robbie Robertson learned the story of Hiawatha and his spiritual guide, the Peacemaker, as part of the Iroquois oral tradition. Now he shares the same gift of storytelling with a new generation. Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator David Shannon brings the journey of Hiawatha and the Peacemaker to life with arresting oil paintings.

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  • Rock & Roll Highway

    Rock & Roll Highway

    Robertson, Sebastian

    Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson is known mainly for his central role in the musical group the Band. But how did he become one of Rolling Stone's top 100 guitarists of all time? Written by his son, Sebastian, this is the story of a rock-and-roll legend's journey through music, beginning when he was taught to play guitar at nine years old on a Native American reservation.

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  • Shanyaak'utlaax̲

    Shanyaak'utlaax̲

    After a Tlingit mother gives her son a dried piece of salmon with mold on the end, he flings it away in disgust, committing a taboo. This offends the Salmon People, who sweep him into the water and into their world, where they name him Shanyaak'utlaax or Salmon Boy. Find out what happens to Shanyaak'utlaax in this ancient Tlingit story.

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  • Killer Whale Eyes

    Killer Whale Eyes

    Segundo, Sondra Simone

    “Killer Whale Eyes” tells the story of a young Haida girl born with blue eyes who has a deep bond with the sea and its creatures. As a young woman, she paddles out to sea in a canoe and gets lost. Author Sondra Segundo (https://www.haidaartbysondra.com/)

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