The Kanienkehakas, known today as the Mohawks, lived long ago in a village named Kanienke. Each of the clans that they belonged to carried the name of the animal who protected them: there was the turtle clan, the bear clan, and the wolf clan.
At the back of this book, you will find a glossary (in French).
Author/Illustrator: Michel Noël, Joanne Ouellet
Number of pages: 32
WHO’S IT FOR?
This book is for progressing to intermediate readers. It is a short story, but one that uses language in a poetic way to talk about the beauty of the earth and First Nations traditions.
Sample Sentence: Le soleil fera bientôt fondre la neige, et deux aigles apparaîtront dans le ciel. Ce sera le signal qu’il est temps de récolter à nouveau l’eau des érables.