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Theytus Books is a leading North American publisher of Indigenous voices. Located in syilx territory on the Penticton Indian Reserve in British Columbia, Theytus Books is proudly Indigenous owned and operated in partnership with the En’owkin Centre. As the oldest Indigenous publishing house in Canada, Theytus Books is recognized and respected internationally for its contributions to Indigenous literature. Since its inception in 1980, Theytus Books has been a leading proponent of Indigenous authors, illustrators and artists. It ensures that their voice and vision are expressed with the highest level of cultural authenticity and integrity.

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Louis Riel Day
By (author): Deborah L. Delaronde   Illustrated by: Sheldon Dawson
ISBN: 9781926886619
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
A young boy learns about the history of the fur trade and Louis Riel Day for a school project with the help of his grandfather in this illustrated picture book.
i? siw?kw nkwancin?m k'?l suli? / The Water Sings to Suli?
By (author): Harron Hall   Illustrated by: Shianna Allison
ISBN: 9781926886671
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 54
Price: $15.95
A little girl meets a water spirit who asks her to protect and care for the water.
kwu?c'?xw?ntim t?l stunx isck'wuls / Lessons From Beaver's Work
By (author): Harron Hall   Illustrated by: Bill Cohen
ISBN: 9781926886688
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 26
Price: $15.95
Beaver shares his teachings on how he shapes the land.
sk?p'lk'mitkw / Water Changeling
By (author): Harron Hall   Illustrated by: Phyllis Isaac
ISBN: 9781926886664
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $15.95
The journey and transformation of water from the tops of the mountains down through the rivers and streams, told from a Syilx perspective.
k?xntim s?anixw k'?l nixwtitkw i? acxw?lxwalt / We Go with Muskrat to Those Living Underwater
Illustrated by: Ron Hall   By (author): Harron Hall
ISBN: 9781926886695
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 40
Price: $15.95
Muskrat takes the children through all the many fish that live in the water of the Okanagan valley.
Inconvenient Skin / nayêhtawan wasakay
By (author): Shane L. Koyczan   Illustrated by: Joseph M. Sánchez, Jim Logan   By (artist): Kent Monkman   Photographs by: Nadya Kwandibens
ISBN: 9781926886657
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 80
Price: $19.95
This powerful and thought-provoking collection of poems will draw you in and make you reconsider Canada's colonial legacy.
Meennunyakaa / Blueberry Patch
By (author): Jennifer Leason   Translated by: Norman Chartrand
ISBN: 9781926886589
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
In this dual-language book, the story of how Indigenous people harvested berries and how that tradition continues to this day.
Sus Yoo / The Bear's Medicine
By (artist): Clayton Gauthier   Translated by: Danny Alexis, Theresa Austin
ISBN: 9781926886572
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
In this dual-language book, a mother bear takes her cubs out on the land to teach them how to survive.
Legends and Teachings of Xeel's, the Creator
By (author): Dr. Ellen Rice White   Foreword by: Dr. Jo-Ann Archibald
ISBN: 9781926886558
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 200
Price: $19.95
This is the last book by celebrated Indigenous educator Ellen White.
Neekna and Chemai
By (author): Jeannette Armstrong   Illustrated by: Barbara Marchand
ISBN: 9781926886435
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 52
Price: $14.95
Neekna and Chemai are two little girls growing up in the Okanagan Valley in the time before contact. Through these two friends, we learn about the seasonal life patterns of the Okanagan First Peoples.
The Girl and the Wolf
By (author): Katherena Vermette   Illustrated by: Julie Flett
ISBN: 9781926886541
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
This picture book for young children is an empowering Indigenous twist on a classic wolf narrative.
Zoe and the Fawn
By (author): Catherine Jameson   Illustrated by: Julie Flett   Translated by: Richard Armstrong
ISBN: 9781926886534
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
Zoe and her father find a lone fawn in the forest in this picture book for young readers.
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