S02 E11 Read Into Indigenous Texts

Co-hosts Lisa Noble and Beth Lyons chat about Indigenous texts that span the K-12 education continuum and ways that educators have integrated these texts into their daily practice. This episode was inspired by A Day to Listen- 12 Hours of Indigenous-led Radio Programming on June 30th.


Texts Mentioned In This Episode
Reclaimed by Jared Martineau (Lisa incorrectly called it Unreserved which is a different CBC show with Falen Johnson)
A Sitting In St. James by Rita Williams-Garcia
I Lost My Talk by Rita Joe, Illustrated by Pauline Young
The Ecstasy of Rita Joe by George Ryga
I’m Finding My Talk by Rebecca Thomas, Illustrated by Pauline Young
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society- Spirit Bear
Facing History and Ourselves
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Author Monique Gray Smith
When We Were Alone by David A Robertson
Powwow by Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane
Birdsong by Julie Flett (and all books by Julie Flett)
My Day with Yayah by Nicola Campbell, Illustrated by Julie Flett
Board books series by Neepin Auger
American Indians in Children’s Literature site by Debbie Reese
Nibi Is Water by Joanne Robertson
We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, illustrated by Michaela Goade
Medicine Wheel Education publications- The Circle of Caring and Sharing, The Eagle Feather, Gifts from Raven, Trudy’s Healing Stone, The Hoop Dancer’s Teachings
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
We Are All Treaty People by Maurice Switzer, illustrated by Charley Herbert
Barren Grounds by David A Robertson
Tales from Big Spirit series by David A Robertson
A Girl Called Echo by Katherena Vermette
Surviving the City by Tasha Spillett
Siha Tooskin Knows Series by Charlene Bearhead and Wilson Bearhead | illustrated by Chloe Bluebird Mustooch
This Place: 150 Years Retold by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell, Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, David A. Robertson, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Jen Storm, Richard Van Camp, Katherena Vermette, Chelsea Vowel | illustrated by Tara Audibert, Kyle Charles, GMB Chomichuk, Natasha Donovan, Scott B. Henderson, Ryan Howe, Andrew Lodwick, Jen Storm | colour by Scott A. Ford, Donovan Yaciuk
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
The Break by Katherena Vermette
If I Go Missing by Brianna Jonnie with Nahanni Shingoose, art by Nshannacappo
Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson
Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
There There by Tommy Orange
#NotYourPrincess- Voices of Native American Women by Edited by Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale
Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont
The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers
One Dish, One Mic- podcast
Telling Our Twisted Histories- podcast
Storykeepers: Let’s Talk Indigenous Books- podcast
Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq
Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail
Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel
21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph
Indigenous Peoples Atlas
Anti-racist Educator Reads hosted by Colinda Clyne