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  • Pocket Ojibwe
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    Pocket Ojibwe

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    Pocket Ojibwe

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    A Phrasebook for Nearly All Occasions

    How to speak Ojibwe at Airports, bus depots, bush trails, ceremonies, conferences, courtrooms, hospitals, and on the rez.

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  • Colour & Draw - Northwest Coast Native Formline
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    First ever Northwest Coast Native Art adult colouring book!

    Colour & Draw Northwest Coast Native Formline features 44 Northwest Coast artists using a variety of traditional styles and designs to create authentic interpretations of animals through indigenous formline techniques

    8.5" x 11", 32 pages

    Printed on premium paper using soy-based ink and non-toxic coatings

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  • Journal - Better Half
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    JOURNAL BETTER HALF

    Better Half by Nancy Dunlop Cawdrey. These 200-page hard cover Journals feature sturdy twin coil binding, vibrant cover images and colourful lined interior pages. 5 1\2"w x 8 1\2"h

    5 1\2"w x 8 1\2"h

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  • Pocket Cree Book
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    Pocket Cree Book

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    By Kenneth Paupanekis
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  • Nanabosho and the Butterflies
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    When the wolrd seems sad and family is so far away, a single butterfly can make all the difference. In the 11th story in the Nanabosho series, Joe and Matrine weave a funny and touching story of how the legendary friend and trickster created beautiful butterflies - "bringing wonder and laughter to children everywhere."

    Written by: Joe McLellan and Matrine Therriault

    Illustrated by: Jackie Traverse

    ISBN: 978-1-894717-58-8

    K - Grade 7

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  • Nanabosho - How The Turtle Got Its Shell
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    After the shy and vulnerable Turtle helps Nanabosho find fish to eat, Nanabosho wants to give thanks. The gift he gives is one to make Turtle brave to face the world.

    Written by: Joe McLellan

    Illustrated by: Rhian Brynjolson

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-40-5

    K - Grade 7

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  • Nanabosho Grants a Wish
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    Nanabosho Grants a Wish

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    When Nanabosho agrees to help four people that come to him, all goes well except for one greedy man who finds the hard way that a gift must be honoured properly.

    Written by: Joe McLellan and Matrine Therriault

    Illustrated by: Lloyd Swampy

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-66-5

    K - Grade 7

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  • Nanabosho Dances
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    Nanabosho Dances

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    In this legend, Kitchi Manitou presents Nanabosho with a gift of tabacco to be used for offering before using the other gifts that were put forth on this earth.

    Written by Joe McLellan

    Illustrated by: Rhian Brynjolson

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-14-6

    K-Grade 7

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  • Nanabosho Steals Fire
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    Nanabosho Steals Fire

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    Long ago, the only fire in the world was guarded jealously by an old medicine man. Nanabosho devises a plan to bring that warmth to the people.

    Written by Joseph McLellan

    Illustrated by Don Monkman

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-05-4

    K-Grade 7

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  • Nanabosho & Porcupine
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    Nanabosho & Porcupine

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    When Nanabosho decides to have some fun at the expense of a little bear club, ther's a surprise in store - courtesy of the cub's furious mother! Thanks to shy little Porcupine, he discovers best friends are often closer than you think.

    Written by: Joe McLellan and Matrine Therriault

    Illustrated by: Ryan Gorrie

    ISBN: 978-1-894717-39-7

    K - Grade 7

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  • Colouring Book - Lake Life (Curve Lake First Nation)
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    24 page coloring book with images including; Lake scenes, Sunsets, Wildlife & more!

    In this book you’ll find a mix of simple, moderate, and challenging pages
    • simple pages with looser patterns
    • moderate pages with tighter patterns
    • challenging pages with more intricate patterns
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  • The Birth of Nanabosho
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    The Birth of Nanabosho

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    The first title in the series shows how Nanabosho came to earth to teach respect for all living things.

    Written by: Joe McLellan

    Illustrated by: Jim Kirby

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-00-9

    K - Grade 7

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  • My Kokum Called Today
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    My Kokum Called Today

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    A telephone call from her grandmother has a young native girl in the city looking forward to visiting the reserve. In gentle, joyous ways we see how women - especially grandmothers - are often the spiritual glue when families are seperated by long miles.

    Written by: Iris Loewen

    Illustrated by: Gloria Miller

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-36-8

    K - Grade 4

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  • Eagle Feather - An Honour
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    Through his grandfather’s gentle teachings a young Ojibwe boy learns the values of life and the significance of the eagle feather.

    Written and Illustrated by: Ferguson Plain

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-12-2

    24 pp

    Grades 1-6

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  • Colouring Book - Wildlife (Curve Lake First Nation)
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    24 page coloring book with images including; moose, otter, beaver, owls & more!

    In this book you’ll find a mix of simple, moderate, and challenging pages
    • simple pages with looser patterns
    • moderate pages with tighter patterns
    • challenging pages with more intricate patterns
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  • The Bear's Long Tail
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    The Bear's Long Tail

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    Nokomis tells her grandson, Heyden, the story of how Bear was tricked by Fox. In a story that seems to be about good and bad characters, however, Heyden finds instead a tale of difference.

    Written by: Jane Chartrand

    Illustrated by: Zaawaazit Mkwa Tsun

    ISBN: 978-1-894717-31-1

    Preschool - Grade 4

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  • Nanabosho & Kitchie Odjig
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    Nanabosho & Kitchie Odjig

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    When Nanabosho meets Kitchie Odgij he gets an important lesson in respecting his elders.

    Written by: Joe McLellan and Matrine Therriault

    Illustrated by: Lloyd Swampy and Jeff Burling

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-58-0

    K - Grade 7

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  • Nikik and Wapus Save the People
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    In the days when Nanabosho roamed the forests of the Anishinabe, Nikik the otter and Wapus the rabbit are good friends who can't stop playing pranks on each other. One day, their antics lead them to discover something much less funny - a plot to hoodwink the people and steal the food!

    Will Nikik and Wapus outwit the scheming ringleaders, or has their joking taken them too close to the edge?

    Written by: Joe McLellan

    Illustrated by: Jackie Traverse

    ISBN: 978-1-894717-70-0

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  • Wisahkecahk Flies To The Moon
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    Presented simultaneously in English and Cree, this is the imaginative story of Wisahkecahk's brief but adventurous visit to the moon!

    Written by: Freda Ahenakew

    Illustrated by: Sherry Farrell Racette

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-57-3

    Grades 1-6

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  • Goose Girl
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    Goose Girl

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    Goose Girl

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    Winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award (Younger Category), 2009 Manitoba Book Awards

    Many years ago, by a lake in Northern Canada, a young girl named Marie found a wordless understanding with a special goose that would change her life. A gentle and moving story of love, faith and letting go, Goose Girl marks a new direction for Joe and Matrine McLellan after 10 enduring books in the Nanabosho series, with sumptuous illustrations from Rhian Brynjolson.

    "Joe and Matrine McLellan [. . .] tell this story simply and effectvely, with a keen respect for Metis heritage [. . .] a good candidate for home, school and public library purchase." - Quill and Quire

    "Rhian Brynjolson's illustrations of the story's characters and its northern setting have an earthy beauty; this quality, added to the French and Cree words interspersed among the English, makes Goose Girl exceptional." - The Globe and Mail

    Written by Joe McLellan and Matrine McLellan

    Illustrated by Rhian Brynjolson

    ISBN: 978-1-894717-44-1

    K-Grade 7

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  • The Bannock Book
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    The Bannock Book

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    Written by: Linda Ducharme
    Illustrated by: Linda Ducharme
    ISBN: 978-1-894717-40-3
    Preschool - Grade 4

    A young Metis girl helps her mother bake bannock for grandfather, who has diabetes. This is a lively and warm-hearted story that helps young readers understand diabetes and the importance of eating well.
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  • The Dream Catcher Pool
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    The Dream Catcher Pool

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    When Nokomis wants to build a Dream Catcher Pool, Heyden is eager to help. In the process, he enjoys rich lessons in his heritage.

    Written by: Jane Chartrand

    Illustrated by: Zaawaazit Mkwa Tsun

    ISBN: 978-1-894717-26-7

    Grades 1-6

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  • Notebook - LIC Feather
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    NOTEBOOK LIC FEATHER

    The Life in Colour notebook features front and back cover illustrations for colouring and colouring images on each page. 200 lined pages, wire bound in black.

    5 3/4" X 7 3/4"

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  • Journal - Blue Loon Lake
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    JOURNAL BLUE LOON LAKE

    Canada Geese Return Home by A.J. VanDrie. These 200-page hard cover Journals feature sturdy twin coil binding, vibrant cover images and colourful lined interior pages. 5 1\2"w x 8 1\2"h

    5 1\2"w x 8 1\2"h

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  • I Loved Her
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    I Loved Her

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    I Loved Her

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    The people we love will live on in our memories.

    I Loved Her is a young Metis girl's tender recollection of her wise and loving grandmother.  From singing songs together at the piano to playing indoor games on rainy days, their friendship grows deeper and richer. Shezza Ansloos' first book for young readers is a heartening testament to a love that will never be forgotten.

    Written By: Shezza Ansloos

    Illustrated By: Kimberly-McKay-Fleming

    ISBN: 978-1-894717-59-5

    29pp

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  • The Spring Celebration
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    The Spring Celebration

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    In remote communities of the north, people celebrate the first signs of the coming spring with a community picnic. This is a simple yet touching tale of young Iskotew and her growing excitement for the change is seasons.

    Written by: Tina Umperville

    Illustrated by: Christie Rice 

    ISBN: 978-0-921827-46-7

    K - Grade 4

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  • Li Minoush (Thomas and his Cat)
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    Written by: Bonnie Murray
    Illustrated by: Sheldon Dawson
    Translated by: Rita Flamand
    ISBN: 978-1-894717-06-9
    K - Grade 3

    When Thomas feels left out because all his friends have pets, he asks his mother for a cat. She agrees, and when she calss it Minoush she introduces her son to the Michif language.

    "For many, recognizing the Metis have a unique language will be a surprise, and this book is to be commended for helping to preserve the language." - Yorkton Weekly

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