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    writing educational materials Click here to see pictures of Mindy doing school visits Tessa Macintosh has lived and worked north of 60 for over two decades and has been the official photographer for the government of the Northwest Territories for over 10 years As one of the few professional photographers in the north Tessa Macintosh has developed a varied repertoire of photographic skills She is based out of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories and has worked on all of the Land is our Storybook series capturing poignant moments in every day lives The Land Is Our Storybook is a first ever series of ten books for children about the diverse lands and cultures of Canada s Northwest Territories Mindy Willett an educational consultant and former teacher from Yellowknife has worked with storytellers Elders and cultural leaders from ten regions in the territory to capture real stories of everyday life as it exists today Told in a uniquely diverse range of northern voices with a child centred approach books in The Land Is Our Storybook series highlight each official Aboriginal language group in the NWT revealing a richly textured picture of life in the North on the trapline around the campfire in communities at school and within the outdoor school that is the land itself The series celebrates the seasons ages genders traditional activities and communities of the NWT The stories are illustrated by the striking images of acclaimed northern photographer Tessa Macintosh and depict the similarities in lifestyle between children of the North and South as well as the marked cultural differences and highlight the special relationship these First Nations people have with the land and how they are adapting to rapid change while remaining connected to the land Images of the landscape and animals within it of trapping hunting fishing and bannock baking sit alongside pictures of children at school swimming at recreation centres and reading in libraries Here is modern northern culture painted beautifully a complex mix of the new and the old These wonderful books written with a variety of provincial and territorial curricula in mind are specially designed for the classroom and include special features such as glossaries relating details on animals biology and cultural definitions regional and language maps The text of the stories also have sidebars such as Our Stories which contain the stories of the people and language group featured and Our Words which highlight words in the featured language that are important to the story The first two books in this ground breaking series were published in Spring 2008 and are suitable for grades four to eight The tenth and final book in the series will come with a CD of stories told in the languages featured in the books and a teacher s guide for the entire series Praise for The Land Is Our Storybook series A valuable introduction to an endangered culture Booklist These are positive portraits of northern family life and of child life cheerful and appealing as well

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  • Fitzhenry and Whiteside - Detail
    to First Nations literature for children Papertigers org Mindy Willett lives in Yellowknife the capital of the Northwest Territories She is a teacher at heart although no longer in the classroom She first came north to Rankin Inlet Nunavut in 1987 and most recently taught in Kugluktuk Nunavut from 1996 to 2000 Mindy stopped being a classroom teacher when she had her son Jack To remain home as much as possible she started her own home based business writing educational materials Click here to see pictures of Mindy doing school visits Tessa Macintosh has lived and worked north of 60 for over two decades and has been the official photographer for the government of the Northwest Territories for over 10 years As one of the few professional photographers in the north Tessa Macintosh has developed a varied repertoire of photographic skills She is based out of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories and has worked on all of the Land is our Storybook series capturing poignant moments in every day lives The Land Is Our Storybook is a first ever series of ten books for children about the diverse lands and cultures of Canada s Northwest Territories Mindy Willett an educational consultant and former teacher from Yellowknife has worked with storytellers Elders and cultural leaders from ten regions in the territory to capture real stories of everyday life as it exists today Told in a uniquely diverse range of northern voices with a child centred approach books in The Land Is Our Storybook series highlight each official Aboriginal language group in the NWT revealing a richly textured picture of life in the North on the trapline around the campfire in communities at school and within the outdoor school that is the land itself The series celebrates the seasons ages genders traditional activities and communities of the NWT The stories are illustrated by the striking images of acclaimed northern photographer Tessa Macintosh and depict the similarities in lifestyle between children of the North and South as well as the marked cultural differences and highlight the special relationship these First Nations people have with the land and how they are adapting to rapid change while remaining connected to the land Images of the landscape and animals within it of trapping hunting fishing and bannock baking sit alongside pictures of children at school swimming at recreation centres and reading in libraries Here is modern northern culture painted beautifully a complex mix of the new and the old These wonderful books written with a variety of provincial and territorial curricula in mind are specially designed for the classroom and include special features such as glossaries relating details on animals biology and cultural definitions regional and language maps The text of the stories also have sidebars such as Our Stories which contain the stories of the people and language group featured and Our Words which highlight words in the featured language that are important to the story The first two books in this ground breaking series

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    the sixth book she has co authored in The Land is Our Storybook series When not writing she can be found paddling or skiing on the other side of Great Slave Lake from where Pete Enzoe Lives Once while out skiing she even bumped into him as he was snowmachining to Yellowknife from Łutsël K é Tessa Macintosh is an award winning northern photographer who raised her family in Yellowknife In 35 years she has been fortunate to photograph many wonderful northerners and fantastic places across the North Tessa loves to float a canoe on Great Slave Lake as the full heat of the long summer sun builds This is to prepare for the cracking solid 35 degree winter nights filled with dancing aurora The Land Is Our Storybook is a first ever series of ten books for children about the diverse lands and cultures of Canada s Northwest Territories Mindy Willett an educational consultant and former teacher from Yellowknife has worked with storytellers Elders and cultural leaders from ten regions in the territory to capture real stories of everyday life as it exists today Told in a uniquely diverse range of northern voices with a child centred approach books in The Land Is Our Storybook series highlight each official Aboriginal language group in the NWT revealing a richly textured picture of life in the North on the trapline around the campfire in communities at school and within the outdoor school that is the land itself The series celebrates the seasons ages genders traditional activities and communities of the NWT The stories are illustrated by the striking images of acclaimed northern photographer Tessa Macintosh and depict the similarities in lifestyle between children of the North and South as well as the marked cultural differences and highlight the special relationship these First Nations people have with the land and how they are adapting to rapid change while remaining connected to the land Images of the landscape and animals within it of trapping hunting fishing and bannock baking sit alongside pictures of children at school swimming at recreation centres and reading in libraries Here is modern northern culture painted beautifully a complex mix of the new and the old These wonderful books written with a variety of provincial and territorial curricula in mind are specially designed for the classroom and include special features such as glossaries relating details on animals biology and cultural definitions regional and language maps The text of the stories also have sidebars such as Our Stories which contain the stories of the people and language group featured and Our Words which highlight words in the featured language that are important to the story The first two books in this ground breaking series were published in Spring 2008 and are suitable for grades four to eight The tenth and final book in the series will come with a CD of stories told in the languages featured in the books and a teacher s guide for the entire series Praise

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  • Fitzhenry and Whiteside - Detail
    in 1987 and most recently taught in Kugluktuk Nunavut from 1996 to 2000 Mindy stopped being a classroom teacher when she had her son Jack To remain home as much as possible she started her own home based business writing educational materials Click here to see pictures of Mindy doing school visits for the books in the series Tessa Macintosh has lived and worked north of 60 for over two decades and has been the official photographer for the government of the Northwest Territories for over 10 years As one of the few professional photographers in the north Tessa Macintosh has developed a varied repertoire of photographic skills She is based out of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories and has worked on all of the Land is our Storybook series capturing poignant moments in every day lives The Land Is Our Storybook is a first ever series of ten books for children about the diverse lands and cultures of Canada s Northwest Territories Mindy Willett an educational consultant and former teacher from Yellowknife has worked with storytellers Elders and cultural leaders from ten regions in the territory to capture real stories of everyday life as it exists today Told in a uniquely diverse range of northern voices with a child centred approach books in The Land Is Our Storybook series highlight each official Aboriginal language group in the NWT revealing a richly textured picture of life in the North on the trapline around the campfire in communities at school and within the outdoor school that is the land itself The series celebrates the seasons ages genders traditional activities and communities of the NWT The stories are illustrated by the striking images of acclaimed northern photographer Tessa Macintosh and depict the similarities in lifestyle between children of the North and South as well as the marked cultural differences and highlight the special relationship these First Nations people have with the land and how they are adapting to rapid change while remaining connected to the land Images of the landscape and animals within it of trapping hunting fishing and bannock baking sit alongside pictures of children at school swimming at recreation centres and reading in libraries Here is modern northern culture painted beautifully a complex mix of the new and the old These wonderful books written with a variety of provincial and territorial curricula in mind are specially designed for the classroom and include special features such as glossaries relating details on animals biology and cultural definitions regional and language maps The text of the stories also have sidebars such as Our Stories which contain the stories of the people and language group featured and Our Words which highlight words in the featured language that are important to the story The first two books in this ground breaking series were published in Spring 2008 and are suitable for grades four to eight The tenth and final book in the series will come with a CD of stories told in the languages featured

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    although no longer in the classroom She first came north to Rankin Inlet Nunavut in 1987 and most recently taught in Kugluktuk Nunavut from 1996 to 2000 Mindy stopped being a classroom teacher when she had her son Jack To remain home as much as possible she started her own home based business writing educational materials Click here to see pictures of Mindy doing school visits or here to see a couple of pictures of Roldan a student from Jean Wetradi School in Gameti NWT Roldan used Living Stories and the other books from The Land Is Our Storybook series as part of his Heritage Fair research project Tessa Macintosh has lived and worked north of 60 for over two decades and has been the official photographer for the government of the Northwest Territories for over 10 years As one of the few professional photographers in the north Tessa Macintosh has developed a varied repertoire of photographic skills She is based out of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories and has worked on all of the Land is our Storybook series capturing poignant moments in every day lives The Land Is Our Storybook is a first ever series of ten books for children about the diverse lands and cultures of Canada s Northwest Territories Mindy Willett an educational consultant and former teacher from Yellowknife has worked with storytellers Elders and cultural leaders from ten regions in the territory to capture real stories of everyday life as it exists today Told in a uniquely diverse range of northern voices with a child centred approach books in The Land Is Our Storybook series highlight each official Aboriginal language group in the NWT revealing a richly textured picture of life in the North on the trapline around the campfire in communities at school and within the outdoor school that is the land itself The series celebrates the seasons ages genders traditional activities and communities of the NWT The stories are illustrated by the striking images of acclaimed northern photographer Tessa Macintosh and depict the similarities in lifestyle between children of the North and South as well as the marked cultural differences and highlight the special relationship these First Nations people have with the land and how they are adapting to rapid change while remaining connected to the land Images of the landscape and animals within it of trapping hunting fishing and bannock baking sit alongside pictures of children at school swimming at recreation centres and reading in libraries Here is modern northern culture painted beautifully a complex mix of the new and the old These wonderful books written with a variety of provincial and territorial curricula in mind are specially designed for the classroom and include special features such as glossaries relating details on animals biology and cultural definitions regional and language maps The text of the stories also have sidebars such as Our Stories which contain the stories of the people and language group featured and Our Words which highlight words in the

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  • Fitzhenry and Whiteside - Detail
    fantastic places across the North Tessa loves to float a canoe on Great Slave Lake as the full heat of the long summer sun builds This is to prepare for the cracking solid 35 degree winter nights filled with dancing aurora The Land Is Our Storybook is a first ever series of ten books for children about the diverse lands and cultures of Canada s Northwest Territories Mindy Willett an educational consultant and former teacher from Yellowknife has worked with storytellers Elders and cultural leaders from ten regions in the territory to capture real stories of everyday life as it exists today Told in a uniquely diverse range of northern voices with a child centred approach books in The Land Is Our Storybook series highlight each official Aboriginal language group in the NWT revealing a richly textured picture of life in the North on the trapline around the campfire in communities at school and within the outdoor school that is the land itself The series celebrates the seasons ages genders traditional activities and communities of the NWT The stories are illustrated by the striking images of acclaimed northern photographer Tessa Macintosh and depict the similarities in lifestyle between children of the North and South as well as the marked cultural differences and highlight the special relationship these First Nations people have with the land and how they are adapting to rapid change while remaining connected to the land Images of the landscape and animals within it of trapping hunting fishing and bannock baking sit alongside pictures of children at school swimming at recreation centres and reading in libraries Here is modern northern culture painted beautifully a complex mix of the new and the old These wonderful books written with a variety of provincial and territorial curricula in mind are specially designed for the classroom and include special features such as glossaries relating details on animals biology and cultural definitions regional and language maps The text of the stories also have sidebars such as Our Stories which contain the stories of the people and language group featured and Our Words which highlight words in the featured language that are important to the story The first two books in this ground breaking series were published in Spring 2008 and are suitable for grades four to eight The tenth and final book in the series will come with a CD of stories told in the languages featured in the books and a teacher s guide for the entire series Praise for The Land Is Our Storybook series A valuable introduction to an endangered culture Booklist These are positive portraits of northern family life and of child life cheerful and appealing as well as educational The Toronto Star Replete with sharp and attractive full color photographs These titles provide some useful information for reports and are interesting additions for general reading School Library Journal 1927083079 978 1 89725 307 9 8 x 8 40 pages Trade Cloth Ages 8 to 14 Juvenile Non Fiction

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  • Fitzhenry and Whiteside - Detail
    at heart although no longer in the classroom She first came north to Rankin Inlet Nunavut in 1987 and most recently taught in Kugluktuk Nunavut from 1996 to 2000 Mindy stopped being a classroom teacher when she had her son Jack To remain home as much as possible she started her own home based business writing educational materials Click here to see pictures of Mindy doing school visits or here to see a couple of pictures of Roldan a student from Jean Wetradi School in Gameti NWT Roldan used Living Stories and the other books from The Land Is Our Storybook series as part of his Heritage Fair research project Tessa Macintosh has lived and worked north of 60 for over two decades and has been the official photographer for the government of the Northwest Territories for over 10 years As one of the few professional photographers in the north Tessa Macintosh has developed a varied repertoire of photographic skills She is based out of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories and has worked on all of the Land is our Storybook series capturing poignant moments in every day lives The Land Is Our Storybook is a first ever series of ten books for children about the diverse lands and cultures of Canada s Northwest Territories Mindy Willett an educational consultant and former teacher from Yellowknife has worked with storytellers Elders and cultural leaders from ten regions in the territory to capture real stories of everyday life as it exists today Told in a uniquely diverse range of northern voices with a child centred approach books in The Land Is Our Storybook series highlight each official Aboriginal language group in the NWT revealing a richly textured picture of life in the North on the trapline around the campfire in communities at school and within the outdoor school that is the land itself The series celebrates the seasons ages genders traditional activities and communities of the NWT The stories are illustrated by the striking images of acclaimed northern photographer Tessa Macintosh and depict the similarities in lifestyle between children of the North and South as well as the marked cultural differences and highlight the special relationship these First Nations people have with the land and how they are adapting to rapid change while remaining connected to the land Images of the landscape and animals within it of trapping hunting fishing and bannock baking sit alongside pictures of children at school swimming at recreation centres and reading in libraries Here is modern northern culture painted beautifully a complex mix of the new and the old These wonderful books written with a variety of provincial and territorial curricula in mind are specially designed for the classroom and include special features such as glossaries relating details on animals biology and cultural definitions regional and language maps The text of the stories also have sidebars such as Our Stories which contain the stories of the people and language group featured and Our Words which highlight words

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  • Fitzhenry and Whiteside - Detail
    Arctic community and its culture Recommended CM Magazine Mindy Willett lives in Yellowknife the capital of the Northwest Territories She is a teacher at heart although no longer in the classroom She first came north to Rankin Inlet Nunavut in 1987 and most recently taught in Kugluktuk Nunavut from 1996 to 2000 Mindy stopped being a classroom teacher when she had her son Jack To remain home as much as possible she started her own home based business writing educational materials Click here to see pictures of Mindy doing school visits James Pokiak is from Tuktuyaktuk which is a small community on the arctic coast of the Northwest Territories He is an Outfitter with his own company called Oopik Tours James is Inuvialuit the most westerly Canadian Inuit To survive they have always harvested beluga whales James is proud to be a whale harvester and proud to be Inuvialuit Tessa Macintosh has lived and worked north of 60 for over two decades and has been the official photographer for the government of the Northwest Territories for over 10 years As one of the few professional photographers in the north Tessa Macintosh has developed a varied repertoire of photographic skills She is based out of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories and has worked on all of the Land is our Storybook series capturing poignant moments in every day lives The Land Is Our Storybook is a first ever series of ten books for children about the diverse lands and cultures of Canada s Northwest Territories Mindy Willett an educational consultant and former teacher from Yellowknife has worked with storytellers Elders and cultural leaders from ten regions in the territory to capture real stories of everyday life as it exists today Told in a uniquely diverse range of northern voices with a child centred approach books in The Land Is Our Storybook series highlight each official Aboriginal language group in the NWT revealing a richly textured picture of life in the North on the trapline around the campfire in communities at school and within the outdoor school that is the land itself The series celebrates the seasons ages genders traditional activities and communities of the NWT The stories are illustrated by the striking images of acclaimed northern photographer Tessa Macintosh and depict the similarities in lifestyle between children of the North and South as well as the marked cultural differences and highlight the special relationship these First Nations people have with the land and how they are adapting to rapid change while remaining connected to the land Images of the landscape and animals within it of trapping hunting fishing and bannock baking sit alongside pictures of children at school swimming at recreation centres and reading in libraries Here is modern northern culture painted beautifully a complex mix of the new and the old These wonderful books written with a variety of provincial and territorial curricula in mind are specially designed for the classroom and include special features such as glossaries relating details

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