"Mingan my village" is a collection of 15 faces and 15 poems written by young Innu. Given a platform to…be heard, the children chose to transport readers far away from the difficulties and problems related to their realities to see the beauty that surrounds them in nature. Winner of the 2013 Prix jeunesse des libraires du Québec (5-11 years category). Grades K-3 and older readers. 2014.
In the 1830s, parents in the Lakota Sioux tribe gave their children childhood names like Runny Nose and Hungry Mouth.…Later when the child had grown and proven himself, he earned a new name. Returns Again named his boy Slow because he never did anything quickly. Slow hated his name and tried hard to earn a better one. At fourteen, Slow had a chance to show his bravery. Grades K-3. 1998, c1994.