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K’watamus Publications
Sechelt, BC
Phone: (604) 885-7391
Toll-Free: 1-800-561-4311
Fax: (604) 885-7397

  • KAHTOU: The Voice of BC First Nations
    Age: All
    Cost: Subscription

BC Hydro — Aboriginal Relations Department
Vancouver, BC
Contact: Cheryl Brooks
Phone: (604) 623-3786

    A publication for teachers to support First Nations 12 studies

Harbour Publishing
Madeira Park, BC
Phone: (604) 883-2730
Fax: (604) 883-9451
Toll-Free: 1-800-667-2988

    Anne Cameron, BC author, provides traditional northwest
    coast native legends for children, with colourful illustrations.
    Age: 6+ Cost: $6.95

BC Teachers’ Federation
Lesson Aids Service
Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-871-2181
Fax: 604-871-2295

  • FIRST NATIONS FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN: FROM OUR TREASURE BOX. This book includes cultural activities to complement traditional kindergarten skills and concepts. Using curriculum-integrated lessons, the book includes background information, resources for a variety of themes
    and cultural materials. Suitable for year one. Cost: $43.00.

BC Bookworld
Vancouver, BC
Phone: (604) 736-4011

  • SPIRIT TRANSFORMED: A Journey from Tree to Totem. Author Roy Henry Vickers tells the story of a majestic cedar’s journey from the forest of the Walbran Valley on Vancouver Island to Saanich Commonwealth Place, where it became
    the Salmon Totem. Cost: $24.95 hardcover.

Raincoast Book Distribution Ltd.
Vancouver, BC
Phone: (604) 323-7100
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-5714
Fax: (604) 323-2600

  • HONOUR SONG: A Tribute. Author Barbara Hager’s book profiles 16 prominent Inuit, First Nations and Metis people. Teachers use Honour Song in their First Nations 12 course. Cost: $16.95

The Federal Treaty Negotiation Office
Vancouver, BC
Contact: Kailee at (604) 775-7228 or
Peter Baird at (604) 775-8141
Toll Free: 1-800-665-9320
Fax: (604) 775-7149

  • CLASSROOM SPEAKERS. The Federal Treaty Negotiation Office is offering classroom speakers to address the BC treaty process, who and what are involved, and how it may affect students and their community. Speakers can tailor their presentations to Social Studies or First Nations 12 curricula.

THA Media
Vancouver, BC
Toll Free: 1-800-661-4919

  • STILL LIFE FOR WOODPECKER. This video incorporates an ancient First Nations story that shows the importance of preserving forests and biodiversity. Filmed in southeastern BC. (28 min. video)

Canadian Content
c/o Pacific Edge Publishing
Gabriola, BC
Phone: 604-247-8806
Fax: 604-247-8299

  • THE WOLF FAMILY. A traditional Coast Salish legend about a creature that can be both human and wolf. The Wolf-Man is lonely and wants to have friends but he thinks the village people will not accept him as he is. Transforming to his human form, he joins the young people of the village and falls in love with X’pey, a young Native woman. Cost: $5.00.
  • TEACHER'S GUIDE. Primary teachers wanting to integrate First Nations awareness into their classrooms will find this a valuable resource. The guide contains a theme web (suggestions for planning an integrated thematic unit based on the stories), pre-reading activities, cultural background information and activities, teaching strategies, extended activities and related resources. Cost: $19.95.



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