Canadian, Aboriginal

French, Alice. 2002 (2nd Reprint). My Name is Masak. Winnipeg, MB: Peguis Publishing. ISBN: 0-919566-56-1
Age: 12+
Language: English
Subject: Youth, Adult; Non-Fiction; Biography; Arctic; Inuit; NWT

This is the story of the childhood of an Inuit woman from the Mackenzie Delta. It includes the years she spent in a residential school in Aklavik after her mother contracted tuberculosis.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Friesen, John W. 1998. Sayings of the Elders. Detselig Enterprises. ISBN: 1-5059-162-2
Age: 12+
Language: English
Subject: Youth, Adult; Oral History; Multiple Nations

This is a collection of sayings that demonstrates the wisdom of the Elders and their appreciation for life, the land and each other.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Friesen, John W. & Virginia Friesen. Legends of the Elders. Detselig Enterprises.
ISBN: 1-55059-202-5
Age: 12+
Language: English
Subject: Youth, Adult; Oral History; Multiple Nations

This is one in a series of books that captures legends gathered from the Elders. This book includes legends that teach, pass on knowledge and values, and entertain.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Gaikesheyongai, Sally. Illustrator/ Polly Keeshig-Tobias. 1994. The Seven Fires: An Ojibway Prophecy. Toronto, ON: Sister Vision Press. ISBN: 0-920813-92-5
Age group: 12+
Language: English
Subject: Youth, Adult; Non-Fiction; Myths & Legends; Ojibwe

This is a spiritual history of the Ojibwe people and the relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. The book discusses each of the prophecies.