Canadian, Aboriginal

Putt, Neal. 1991. Place Where the Spirit Lives: Stories from the Archaeology and History of Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Pemmican Publications Inc. ISBN:
Age: 12+
Language: Youth, Adult; Non-Fiction; Multiple Nations

This book combines findings from archaeological research and First Nations’ teachings. Each chapter discusses a different place and a story that goes with it. It covers topics such as the glacial period, the coming of corn, the fur trade, etc.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Ranville, Myrelene. Illustrator/ Clive Dobson. 1999. Tex. Toronto, ON: Firefly. ISBN: 1-552092-94-1
Age: Pre-school - 8
Language: English
Subject: Children; Fiction; Multiple Nations

Tex is a small dog – the runt of a litter. The other pups go to new homes but Tex is left behind. Eventually an Anishinabe woman takes him home with her.

Aboriginal, non-Canadian

Red Earth & Nadema Agard. 1998. Selu and Kana’Ti: Cherokee Corn Mother and Lucky Hunter. Mondo Publishing. ISBN: 1572551674
Age: Pre-school – 8
Language: English
Subject: Children; Myths & Legends; Cherokee

Selu and Kana’Ti’s children spy on them, let animals go, and watch their mother shaking corn from her body. When their secrets are revealed, the parents die and the children have to look after themselves.