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Strong Nations Stories
Strong Nations Stories
Strong Nations Stories
Strong Nations Stories
Strong Nations Stories

Strong Nations Stories

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The 3 Sisters

Written by Michelle Corneau

A long time ago, the land was very dry and no plants could grow. The people had become very hungry. The Creator heard the people and made three plants - Corn, Beans, and Squash. This Kanyen'kehà:ka (Gan-yeh-ga-ha-ga) story is about how the Three Sisters saved the people then, and are still feeding people today! 

About the Author: Michelle Corneau is Mohawk, Turtle Clan, as her mother was from Tyendinaga reserve in Ontario. Michelle is an educator who views writing as a gift and believes that when children see themselves selected in literature, it can inspire them to becomes life-long readers. 

 

Raven Returns the Daylight

Written and Illustrated by Bill Helin

In this beautifully illustrated chapter book, Bill Helin tells the story of how Raven freed the sun, moon, and stars. The Chief of Darkness had thought he was clever enough to keep them all hidden away. Discover how Raven shows how clever he can be as he transforms himself to return daylight to the world. 

About the Author: Bill Helin (Tlingit/Tsimshian/Norwegian). I've always loved illustration since I was a little boy. My art career became cultural when I was in my early twenties and has evolved into a rewarding creative lifestyle that includes hand engraved jewelry, wood carving and design. I love writing and illustrating children's story and education books, it is a very rewarding journey.

 

Why Ravens and Wolves Hunt Together

Written by Celestine Aleck - Illustrated by Joel Good

In this Coast Salish story, a wolf pup is transformed into a raven so that he can help his mother hunt during the long winter months. When the times of hardship is over, the Creator agrees to make the transformation permanate. To this day, you can hear the wolf family calling out to say goodnight to the raven who watches over them.

About the Author: Celestine Aleck, Sahiltiniye descends from Snuneymuxw First Nation. She has been an artist most of her life which has taught to learn facts and then add imagination when writing stories.

About the Illustrator: Joel Good is a wood carver from the Snuneymuxw First Nation. He learned how to carve wood from his father who is a master carver and historian. All of his designs come from traditional Coast Salish stories using traditional colours. 

 

Big Bear

Written by Michelle Corneau

Through the seasons, the stars move across the night sky. One set of stars tells the story of seven hunters chasing a big bear. Follow the stars through each season to discover the story. This Kanyen'kehà:ka (Gan-yeh-ga-ha-ga) story is about not giving up on your goals.

About the Author: Michelle Corneau is Mohawk, Turtle Clan, as her mother was from Tyendinaga reserve in Ontario. Michelle is an educator who views writing as a gift and believes that when children see themselves selected in literature, it can inspire them to becomes life-long readers. 

 

Dimensions:

Width: 15 cm

Height: 22.7 cm