Category Canadian Stories

Talk No More

A North American First Nation flood myth. With Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

The Loyalist Cow

The real life story of the cow who invigorated Canadian nationhood. With Key Stage 2 activities and a patriotic song.

Here Comes Raven Who Sets Things Right

Raven is the guardian spirit of North-Western Native American cultures, and a trickster. This story is how he brings water to the world. With Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

Sedna, Goddess of the Seas

The Inuit myth of the creation of sea creatures. With Key Stage 2 activities and an Inuit lullaby to learn to sing.

Oshadagea, Bringer of the Dew

Oshadagea (the giant dew-eagle) is the bringer of rain in Iroquois mythology. This poem comes with Key Stage 2 activities and a song

Tyrkir in Wonderland

The story of the Vikings ‘discovery’ of Canada. With Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

Coyote Steals The Fire

Coyote is the guardian spirit of East seaboard Native American cultures, and a trickster. This story is how he brings fire to the people. With Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

The Grizzly Boatman

It had been a good winter’s trapping, the best François could remember, he thought as he loaded the canoe with furs. It wouldn’t be long until he was home sitting by his fireside toasting his toes. Only one major problem… Continue Reading →

The Talking Cat

A reworking of a Québécois folktale of a talking cat. With Key Stage 2 activities and a comic Canadian song to sing.

La Chasse Galerie

A long winter’s trapping in the cold unforgiving lands of the north didn’t give the hardy voyageur much time for taking his ease. But at one time of day you could be sure to see a far away look come… Continue Reading →

let’s create at home – Jake’s-take on Sedna

A Creativity Challenge to make an origami kayak, draw Arctic Sea Mammals and undertake a fiendish quiz to help you tell the story of “Sedna”.

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