Recent & Upcoming Publications
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This short booklet presents easy, step-by-step instructions for smoking fish. It also features students from the First Nations of St. Theresa Point, Red Sucker Lake and Wasagamack, who were attending an Island lake Youth Language Camp. The camp was held on ancestral territory known as Wabuskang.
Impact: Colonialism in Canada
An engaging and thought provoking collection of fiction, poetry, essays and creative non-fiction, this anthology features works by over 20 Indigenous Canadian writers. It focuses on the effects of colonialism in this country from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Titles include: “Koohkohkum’s Story” by Beatrice Mosionier; “Super Indians” by Richard Van Camp; “prayer for sabe” by Rosanna Deerchild; and “Undercover” by Waubgeshig Rice.
An Indian Remembers
Tom Boulanger was born at Oxford House, MB, February 2, 1901. Most of his life was spent in the north – trapping, fishing, trading and freighting. In An Indian Remembers, you’ll step back in time with his story, told in his own words, about his life in northern Manitoba. A story of hardships and pleasures, a story not only about Tom, but about his family and the community around him.
Another Grade 8 ELA cross-curricular unit, Community History examines such topics as oral tradition, Indigenous peoples of the world, narrative story and Elders. A variety of instructional tasks, assessment options and other resources are provided.
Compiled by MFNERC’s literacy facilitators, the other Grade 8 unit titles are Exploring the Era of Residential Schools, Identity and Water Stewardship.