Canadian, Aboriginal

Palud-Pelletier, Noelie. Illustrator/ Phillippe Dupas. 1990. Louis, Son of the Prairies. Winnipeg, MB: Pemmican Publications Inc. ISBN: 0-928127-11-3
Age: 10+
Language: English
Subject: Youth, Adult; Fiction; Metis

This is a fictional story about Louis Riel’s childhood and some of the historical events of that time period.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Panas, J. D. 2004. The Beaver’s Big House. (Book & CD) Saskatchewan Gabriel Dumont Institute. ISBN: 0-920915-71-X
Age: 8 - 12
Language: English; Michif
Subject: Children; Fiction; Metis

Two beavers rally the other animals to help fight a forest fire. The story is all about cooperation.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Pascal, Wanda. Illustrator/ Billy Wilson. 1996. Living on the Land with our Grandmother and Grandfather. Nikhwìtsuu ts’àt Nikhwìtsi iGuuvàh Dachan Tat Gwiidàndaii.
Fort McPherson, NT: Gwich’in Teaching and Learning Centre.
Age: 6 - 14
Language: English; Gwich’in
Subject: Children, Youth; Oral History; Gwich’in; NWT

This is a story about a young girl’s childhood. It tells of daily life living on the land with her grandparents. This book is available from the Gwich’in Teaching and Learning Centre.