Young people often struggle with alcohol, drugs, personal issues, education and self-identity.
The Bear Creek Singers want to share their message of empowerment, pride, and identity, so they can leave a good trail for other youth to follow.
This youthful magazine-style layout includes many photos and personal stories about this dynamic group of First Nation youth from the Sault Ste. Marie area.
Suggested Reading Level Grade 7-9
LBS Level 3
OALCF Level 2
About the Author
Mary R. Elliott assisted in the development of a secondary-level Native parenting curriculum while teaching at a community college. A teacher and educator, she has travelled across Canada and the United States facilitating numerous workshops in the areas of traditional Native parenting, women and youth wellness, and personal growth and wellness. Having participated in the sacred ceremonies of the Anishinabek, Mary now shares her knowledge as a teacher and mentor to youth.