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Granny and I get traditional names  Cover Image Book Book

Granny and I get traditional names

Aleck, Celestine (author.).

Summary: This Coast Salish story, told in the voice of a young girl, describes how she and her Granny get ready for their naming ceremony. When the special day arrives, the Longhouse fills with people who will witness and celebrate the sharing of their traditional names.--Back cover.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771741279
  • Physical Description: 16 pages : color illustrations ; 23cm.
  • Publisher: Nanaimo, BC : Strong Nations Publishing Inc., 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
The traditional territory of the Coast Salish Nation includes the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada, and Washington State.
Strong Stories
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Grade level: 1, 2, k, p.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Celestine Aleck, Sahiltiniye descends from Snuneymuxw First Nation.
Subject: Reading (Primary)
Readers (Primary)
Coast Salish Indians -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island -- Juvenile literature
Naming ceremonies--Coast Salish Indians -- Juvenile literature
First Nations
Native peoples -- Canada
Coast Salish Indigenous -- Juvenile literature
Readers for new literates
Indigenous of North America -- Washington (State) -- Juvenile literature
High interest-low vocabulary books
Coast Salish Indians
Indigenous of North America -- British Columbia -- Juvenile literature
Indigenous peoples
Curriculum Lab.
Topic Heading: Indigenous.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Decoda Literacy Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Decoda Literacy Library 971.1004 A44 2016 (Text) 35410000067868 General Collection Volume hold Available -

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