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Giju's Gift

Long ago, all living creatures on this land shared a special balance with one another. The pugulatmu’j—the Little People—were the original guardians of the land, and they looked after all living ...

The Gift of the Little People
A Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak Story

In this illustrated short story for all ages, celebrated Rocky Cree storyteller William Dumas shares a teaching about the power of community in the face of adversity.

I don’t recall seeing books when ...

We Dream Medicine Dreams

From Dene artist and bioethicist Lisa Boivin comes this healing story of hope, dreams, and the special bond between grandfather and granddaughter.

When a little girl dreams about a bear, her grandfather ...

Stand Like a Cedar

When you go for a walk in nature, who do you see? What do you hear?

Award-winning storyteller Nicola I. Campbell shows what it means to “stand like a cedar” on this beautiful journey of discovery through ...

Ispík kákí péyakoyak/When We Were Alone

A young girl notices things about her grandmother that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she speak Cree and spend so much time ...

Siha Tooskin Knows the Nature of Life

Rocks, grass, trees, birds—what can they possibly teach human beings?

Paul Wahasaypa knows that Ena Makoochay (Mother Earth) gives us many things. On this compelling nature journey with Ena (his mom), ...

Siha Tooskin Knows the Offering of Tobacco

We can learn many things from the stars, the plants, the animals, and Ena Makoochay (Mother Earth) herself. But how do we show gratitude for the gifts we receive?  

Paul Wahasaypa—Siha Tooskin—knows ...

Siha Tooskin Knows the Sacred Eagle Feather

For as long as Paul could remember there were eagle feathers around him…but how had they come to be in all of those places in his life?

Paul Wahasaypa—Siha Tooskin—can find these feathers in Ade’s ...

Siha Tooskin Knows the Love of the Dance

Thundering drums, rattling hooves, clinking jingles—come along with Paul, Jeff, and Uncle Lenard to the powwow!

Paul Wahasaypa—Siha Tooskin—has invited his friend, Jeff, to a powwow. It’s Jeff’s ...

Siha Tooskin Knows the Strength of His Hair

Where can you find strength when someone disrespects you? And what does having strength really mean?

Paul Wahasaypa—Siha Tooskin—has learned from Ena (his mom) and Ade (his dad) to maintain a strong ...