Orange Shirt Day classroom bundle (books, lessons, study guide, and posters).
Lesson plans and teacher guides
Orange shirt day lessons and resources from the Manitoba Teachers’ Society.
Designed to support the book by Gord Downie (book, music, video, and lesson plans).
This is the story of Larry Loyie’s last summer before entering residential school. It is a time of learning and adventure.
Goodbye Buffalo Bay is the sequel to As Long As the Rivers Flow. It explores Lawrence’s last year in residential school, he learns the power of friendship and finds the courage to stand up for his beliefs. He returns home to find the traditional First Nations life he loved is over. He feels like a …
In this memoir of her years at St. Joseph’s Mission, Sellars breaks her silence about the residential school’s lasting effects on her and her family—from substance abuse to suicide attempts—and eloquently articulates her own path to healing.
For Saul, an Ojibway man who was forcibly taken from the land and his family when he’s sent to residential school. He finds salvation for a while through his incredible gifts as a hockey player. But in the harsh realities of 1960s Canada, he battles the spirit-destroying effects of racism, cultural alienation and displacement.
Margaret can’t wait to see her family, but her homecoming is not what she expected. Based on the true story of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, and complemented by evocative illustrations, Not My Girl makes the original, award-winning memoir, A Stranger at Home, accessible to younger children. It is also a sequel to the picture book When I …
Eight-year-old Margaret Pokiak has set her sights on learning to read, even though it means leaving her village in the high Arctic. Faced with unceasing pressure, her father finally agrees to let her make the five-day journey to attend school, but he warns Margaret of the terrors of residential schools.