Canadian, Aboriginal

Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre. Children’s Pictionary. (Various Topics). Author.
Age: Pre-school – 8
Language: English; Uummarmiut; Siglitun; Kangiryuarmiut
Subject: Children; Non-Fiction; Inuvialuit; NWT

The pictionary series introduces young children to words in English and Uummarmiut, Siglit and Kangiryuarmiut dialects. These books are available from the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre, Inuvik.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Ireland, Margaret. (Retold by). 2002 (2nd Printing). Daôndíh T’áh Sah Meché Aek’áhze Ajá. Deh Cho Teaching and Learning Centre.
Age: 6 - 12
Language: South Slavey
Subject: Children; Myths & Legends, Slavey, NWT

This traditional story of how the bear lost his tail is written in South Slavey. There is no English translation in the book.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Jaine, Linda. 1995. Voices: Being Native in Canada, 2nd Edition. University of Saskatchewan Extension Press. ISBN: 0-88880-326-5
Age: 16+
Language: English
Subject: Adult; Anthology; Multiple Nations

Voices: Being Native in Canada is a collection of short stories, prose, essays and poetry from 18 First Nations writers. A brief introductory essay explains the importance of storytelling in Native traditional cultures. Stories can be entertaining as well as teaching tools.