Canadian, Aboriginal

Armstrong, Jeannette. 2001. Native Poetry in Canada: A Contemporary Anthology. Broadview Press. ISBN: 1-55111-200-0
Age: 16+
Language: English
Subject: Adult; Anthology, Poetry; Multiple Nations

This anthology of poems includes poems about identity, the complexities of being native in Canada today, plus issues such as ecology and the struggle to make one’s voice heard.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Ballantyne, Adam. Illustrator/Annie Downes Catterson. 1999. The Legend of the Mimigwesseos. Manitock, ON: Penumbra Press. ISBN: 0-921254-80-6
Age: 8 - 12
Language: English
Subject: Children; Myths & Legends; Cree

The mimigwesseos were elf-like creatures with flat, noseless faces that lived among rocks on islands and in the ledges and cliffs of lakes and rivers. Sometimes they were helpful, but they were dangerous to meddle with.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Ballantyne, Adam. Illustrator/ Annie Downes Catterson. 1991. Wisakiyjak and the New World. Manitock, ON: Penumbra Press. ISBN: 0-921254-34-2
Age: 8 - 12
Language: English
Subject: Children; Myths & Legends; Cree

This story tells of Wisakyjak's confrontation with the giant lynx, the great flood, and the making of the new world by sending animals to the river bottom to get mud.