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HighWater Press publishes authentic Indigenous-authored stories. These captivating, groundbreaking and awardwinning books will challenge and engage readers of all ages.

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Resurgence
ISBN: 9781774920008
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 144
Price: $27.00

This collection of contemporary poetry, art, and narrative guides teachers in bridging K–12 curricula with Indigenous voices and pedagogies. Experienced educators M’Lot and Adamov Ferguson support readers in discovering Indigenous voices and perspectives, using Indigenous works in their classrooms, and creating equitable teaching practices.

All for One
By (author): Shelley Moore
ISBN: 9781553798842
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 200
Price: $29.00
All for One tells the story of how some teachers, a couple of school districts and many families, came together to change the Individual Education Plan (IEP) narrative and design a plan for learning that meets the needs of an individual student, with the goal of increasing the places where students can be meaningfully included.
The Wolf Mother
By (author): Hetxw'ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson)   Illustrated by: Natasha Donovan
ISBN: 9781553799788
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 32
Price: $23.00
Follow along as award-winning author Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) introduces young readers to a pack of gray wolves, including a striking black female pup. Will the young wolf’s bold spirit help her find a new pack of her very own?
Spílǝxm
By (author): Nicola I. Campbell
ISBN: 9781553799351
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 336
Price: $32.00
Captivating and deeply moving, this story basket of memories tells one Indigenous woman’s journey of overcoming adversity and colonial trauma to find strength through creative works and traditional perspectives of healing, transformation, and resurgence.
Jigging for Halibut with Tsinii
By (author)s: Sara Florence Davidson, Robert Davidson   Illustrated by: Janine Gibbons
ISBN: 9781553799818
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 40
Price: $21.95
Off the northern tip of Haida Gwaii, a boy goes fishing with his tsinii, his grandfather. As they watch the weather, jig for halibut, and row with the tides, there’s more to learn from Tsinii than how to catch a fish.
Learning to Carve Argillite
By (author)s: Sara Florence Davidson, Robert Davidson   Illustrated by: Janine Gibbons
ISBN: 9781553799849
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 32
Price: $21.95
Based on the author's own childhood experiences with tsinii (his grandfather), this story highlights intergenerational knowledge and authentic learning experiences.
Sugar Falls
By (author): David A. Robertson   Illustrated by: Scott B. Henderson, Donovan Yaciuk   Inked or colored by: Donovan Yaciuk   Foreword by: Senator Murray Sinclair   Afterword by: Betty Ross
ISBN: 9781553799757
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 48
Price: $21.95

Inspired by true events, this story of strength, family, and culture shares the awe-inspiring resilience of Elder Betty Ross. The full-color 10th-anniversary edition includes a foreword by Senator Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and a touching afterword from Elder Betty Ross herself.

We Dream Medicine Dreams
By (author): Lisa Boivin
ISBN: 9781553799870
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 48
Price: $21.95
Masterful prose and stunning collage by Dene artist and bioethicist Lisa Boivin weave a gentle story about life and death that will touch the hearts of children and adults alike.
Road Allowance Era
By (author): Katherena Vermette   Illustrated by: Scott B. Henderson, Donovan Yaciuk
ISBN: 9781553799306
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 48
Price: $19.95
A teenage girl travels back and forth through time on the Canadian Prairies.
The Frog Mother
By (author): Hetxw'ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson)   Illustrated by: Natasha Donovan
ISBN: 9781553799016
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 32
Price: $23.00
Science comes alive in vivid illustrations that explore the life cycle of frogs.
Stand Like a Cedar
By (author): Nicola I. Campbell   Illustrated by: Carrielynn Victor
ISBN: 9781553799214
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 40
Price: $19.95

Follow Nicola I. Campbell’s lyrical storytelling on a journey through the wilderness to discover the animals of British Columbia, their names in the Nle?kepmxcín or Halq’emeylem languages, and the teachings they have for us. Experience a celebration of sustainability and connection to the land through breathtaking art.

Breakdown
By (author): David A. Robertson   Illustrated by: Scott B. Henderson
ISBN: 9781553798903
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 72
Price: $21.95

When Cole becomes mired in terrifying visions, Eva must harness her new powers to investigate Mihko without him. Are Cole’s visions just troubled dreams, or are they leading him to a horrible truth?

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