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The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

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Canada's Aboriginal peoples have shaped this country in countless ways. Their story is central to the nation's identity -- indeed, the word "Canada" is derived from the Huron-Haudenosaunee word "kanata," which means "our village." This title in the acclaimed Kids Book of series is a balanced, in-depth look at the cultures, struggles and triumphs of Canada's first peoples. ...more
Hardcover, 63 pages
Published August 31st 2005 by Kids Can Press (first published August 1st 2005)
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Reference book written by a first nations author. Good text features, maps, pictures. Treats first nations cosmologies and belief systems as potentially true/with respect.
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Diane Silvey is a member of the Sechelt Band (Coast Salish), who graduated from the University of British Columbia’s Native Indian Teacher Education Program and has taught in British Columbia for 23 years.

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