Le bâton de la parole
Author: Janine Tougas
Illustrator: Brigitte Gobeil
Collection: Enfants de la planète
Pages: 20 pages
Enfant de la planète : au Canada features Cody, an Indigenous youth who introduces us to his family, community, traditions and other First Nations people in Canada.
*Approved by Manitoba Education's Indigenous Inclusion Directorate and Le Centre de leadership et d'évaluation for the Ontario Ministry of Education.
Students study various aspects of Canadian communities and examine how those communities have changed over time. They become aware of human interdependence as well as humans' dependence on the natural world.
The book explores the following themes: conflict, problem-solving, waiting one’s turn, respect, cooperation, the power of the talking stick.