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Aboriginal Resources


 Ficton and Folk Tales

Baseball Bats for Christmas, Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak

Beneath Raven Moon, David Bouchard

Berry Magic, Teri Sloat and Betty Huffmon

Book of Play!: with Northwest Coast Native Art

Cheryl Bibalhats = Cheryl’s Potlatch, Sheila Thompson

Christmas at Wapos Bay, Jordan Wheeler and Dennis Jackson

Counting Wild Bears of the Native Northwest Coast, Gryn White

Dragonfly Kites, Tomson Highway

Dreamspeaker, Anne Cameron

Dreamstones, Maxine Troittier

Eagle Boy: a Pacific Northwest native tale, Richard Vaughan

Everybody Needs a Rock, Byrd Baylor

From Time Immemorial, Diane Silvey

Giving Thanks, Chief Jake Swamp

Goodbye Buffalo Bay, Larry Loyie

Good Morning World, artwork by Paul Windso

Goodnight World : animals of the Native Northwest

Granny's Giant Bannock, Brenda I. Wastasecoot

Gray Wolf's Search, Bruce Swanson

How Raven freed the Moon, Anne Cameron

I am Raven, David Bouchard and Andy Everson

Immi’s Gift, Karin Littlewood

Jason and the Sea Otter, Joe Barber-Starkey

Jason's New Dugout Canoe, Joe Barber-Starkey

Just a Walk, Jordan Wheeler

Knots on a Counting Rope, Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault

Lazy Boy, Anne Cameron

Learn and Play with Northwest Coast Native Art

Learn to Count: with Northwest Coast Native Art

Legends of the Elders, John W. Friesen

Lessons from Mother Earth, Elaine Mcleod

My Arctic 1, 2, 3, Vladyana Krykorka

Myths & Legends of the Haida Indians of the Northwest: the children of the Raven, Martine J. Reid

Nature's Circle and Other Northwest Coast Children's Stories, Robert J. Challenger

O CANADA, Ted Harrison

Orca’s Song, Anne Cameron

Our Elders Speak, A Tribute to Native Elders

People Of The Land: Legends of the Four Host First Nations

Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven: Courage, Chad Solomon

Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven: Honesty, Chad Solomon

Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven: Humility, Chad Solomon

Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven: Love, Chad Solomon

Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven: Respect, Chad Solomon

Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven: Truth, Chad Solomon

Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven: Wisdon, Chad Solomon

Raven and the First People: Legends of the Northwest Coast, Thomas George

Raven Brings the Light, Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd

Raven's Call and more Northwest Coast Stories, Robert J. Challenger

Raven Returns the Water, Anne Cameron

Raven: A Trickster’s Tale from the PacificNorthwest, Gerald McDermott

Salmon Boy: A Legend of the Sechelt People, Donna Joe

Salmon's Journey and more Northwest Coast stories: learning from Nature and the World around us, Robert J. Challenger

Secret of the Dance, Andrea Spalding and Alfred Scow

Sharing Our World: animals of the Native Northwest Coast

Shin-chi’s Canoe, Nicola I. Campbell

Shi-shi-etko, Nicola I. Campbell

SkySisters, Jan Bourdeau Waboose

Spider Women, Anne Cameron

Storm Boy, Paul Owen Lewis

The Bannock Book, Linda Ducharme

The First Beaver, Caroll Simpson

The First Strawberries, Joseph Bruchac

The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, Diane Silvery

The Kids Book of Canadian History, Carlotta Hacker

The Legend of Lightning & Thunder, Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt

The little duck = Sikihpsis, Beth Cuthland

The Polar Bear Son: An Inuit Tale, Lydia Dabcovich

The Polar Bear’s Gift, Jeanne Bushey

The Salmon Twins, Caroll Simpson

Totem Poles of Stanley Park, Vickie Jensen

Totem Tale: A Tall Story from Alaska, Deb Vanasse

We are the people: a trilogy of Okanagan legends Kou-Skelowh

Where is Mouse Woman?  a Haida Journey, Gryn White

Yetsa’s Sweater, Sylvia Olsen

CBC Aboriginal
The CBC news page featuring news stories and information about Canadian Aboriginal culture and points of interest.

Four Directions Teachings
A narrated resource for learning about the knowledge and philosophy of the Blackfoot, Cree, Ojibwe, Mohawk, and Mi'kmaq peoples of Canada.

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, a Canadian television network featuring Aboriginal programming.

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
The Government of Canada site about government programs and resources relating to First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.

Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage
The Canadian Museum of Civilization's resources documenting the histories and cultures of the Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.

Kid's Stop
A site for students about Canada’s Aboriginal history, culture, and language. Includes games, biographies, and recommended books and sites to read.

First Nations Profiles
A collection of advanced government information about Aboriginal communities across Canada.

Aboriginal Genealogy and Family History
Some suggestions about how to research for information about Aboriginal ancestry.

Assembly of First Nations
The home page of the AFN, a national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada.

National Inuit Youth Council
The NIYC represents the interests of Inuit youth in Canada.

Métis Nation British Columbia

Fraser Valley Métis Association