This book tells about how Slavey people in the Sahtu region lived long ago. While the text is simple enough for young readers, the cultural information is of interest to all ages.
Wagner, Elaine J. Illustrator / Marie-Micheline Hamelin. 2006. Meshom and the Little One. Penticton, BC: Theytus Books. ISBN 978-1-894778- 35-0
Subject: Children; Fiction; Cree
When Shawna moves from Manitoba to British Columbia, she misses everything about her old home, especially her Meshom (grandpa). She gets a great birthday surprise when he arrives for a visit, with many lessons to teach her.
Willet, Mindy and André, Julie-Ann. 2008. Photographer / Tessa Macintosh. We Feel Good Out Here. Saskatoon, SK: Fifth House Publishers. ISBN 978-1897252-33-8
Subject: Children; Non-Fiction
Told from the perspective of Julie-Ann André, a Gwichya Gwich’in from Tsiigehtchic, Northwest Territories. She shares the story of her family and the land that they live on.