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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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Leading Through Spirals of Inquiry
By (author)s: Judy Halbert, Linda Kaser
ISBN: 9781774920206
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 150
Price: $29.00

This professional resource provides a proven framework to help school leadership teams—including teachers, principals, superintendents, and district leaders—transform learning environments and change outcomes for students.

Resurgence
ISBN: 9781774920008
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 192
Price: $28.00

A professional resource to help teachers incorporate Indigenous literatures, perspectives, and teaching methods in their day to day lessons.

Version Control
By (author): David A. Robertson   Illustrated by: Scott B. Henderson, Donovan Yaciuk
ISBN: 9781553799672
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 72
Price: $23.00

An Indigenous teenage girl must use superhuman powers to stop an evil lab and find her missing friend in this action-packed graphic novel for young adults.

Teacher Guide for A Girl Called Echo
By (author): Reuben Boulette
ISBN: 9781774920190
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 72
Price: $24.95

A guide to support educators in using the A Girl Called Echo series to teach about the history and culture of the Métis Nation.

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

Science comes alive through vivid illustrations that explore the life cycle of the grey wolf.

Spílǝxm
By (author): Nicola I. Campbell
ISBN: 9781553799351
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 336
Price: $32.00

In this extraordinary memoir, best-selling author Nicola I. Campbell combines rich, accessible poetry with vivid short stories to trace her journey of overcoming adversity and colonial trauma.

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

Set against the West Coast landscape, this stunning picture book celebrates Haida culture, authentic learning experiences, and intergenerational knowledge.

Learning to Carve Argillite
By (author)s: Sara Florence Davidson, Robert Davidson   Illustrated by: Janine Gibbons
ISBN: 9781553799849
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 40
Price: $21.95

Set against the West Coast landscape, this stunning picture book celebrates Haida culture, learning through observation, and the role of Elders in sharing knowledge and mentorship.

Sugar Falls
By (author): David A. Robertson   Illustrated by: Scott B. Henderson, Donovan Yaciuk   Foreword by: Hon. Murray Sinclair   Afterword by: Betty Ross
ISBN: 9781553799757
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 48
Price: $21.95

A young adult graphic novel based on the true story of a Residential School Survivor, now available in a full-colour anniversary edition.

We Dream Medicine Dreams
By (artist): Lisa Boivin
ISBN: 9781553799870
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 48
Price: $21.95

When a little girl dreams about a bear, her grandfather explains how we connect with the knowledge of our ancestors through dreams. Bear, Hawk, Caribou, and Wolf all have teachings to share to help us live a good life. But when Grampa gets sick and falls into a coma, the little girl must lean on his teachings as she learns to say goodbye.

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 through vivid illustrations that explore the life cycle of frogs.

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