Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Canada's History : 10 Books to Teach Aboriginal History

Inspired by Dr. Timothy Winegard's presentation about teaching Aboriginal history at the University of Winnipeg’s Summer Teaching Institute in July 2014.

Grade school: 

  • Lydia’s Dabcovich’s The Polar Bear Son: An Inuit Tale
  • Forrest Carter’s The Education of Little Tree

High school: 

  • Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road, 
  • Guy St. Denis’ Tecumseh’s Bones
  • J.R Miller’s Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of Indian-White Relations in Canada, 4th edition,
  • Waiser and Stonechild’s Loyal Till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion
  • Timothy C. Winegard’s For King and Kanata: Canadian Indians and the First World War,
  • Charles C. Mann’s 1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus and 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
  • Thomas King’s The inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
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