Honouring the Buffalo: Educational Resources & Links

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Honouring the Buffalo: A Plains Cree Legend is a useful educational tool for social studies/treaty and language arts/literacy curriculum teaching. Below are some recommended curriculum guides and materials for teachers.



Honouring The Buffalo Teacher’s Resource Guide (PDF) English Language Study Guide

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Educational Guide: Questions and Activities (PDF) (Word)

Additional Educational Material (PDF)  (Word)

  Useful Links (PDF) (Word)

 Saskatchewan Social Studies Curriculum Outcomes (PDF) (Word)

 Also, see excerpts in both English and Cree.


English Language (read by Judith Silverthorne):

Plains Cree Language (Y-dialect, read by Darren Okemaysim)

French Language *read by Martine Noël-Maw:

Awards & Accolades

  • 2017 Silver Medal Winner, Independent Publisher Book awards – Best Regional Non-Fiction
  • 2016 Winner, Next Generation Indie Book Awards – Children’s Picture Book (6 years and up)
  • 2015 Winner, Silver Medal, Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards – Environmental Issues
  • 2016 Shortlisted, High Plains Award for Children’s Literature (Oct)
  • 2016 Shortlisted, High Plains Award for Art & Photography (Oct)
  • 2016 Shortlisted, Saskatchewan Book Award – Children’s Literature
  • 2016 Shortlisted, Saskatchewan Book Award – Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing (storyteller, Ray Lavallee)
  • 2016 Shortlisted, Saskatchewan Book Award – Aboriginal Peoples’ Publishing (Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing)
  • 2015/16, Our Choice List, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

See the BookTrailer

 Learn How The Story Came To Be

See the Creative Team

The audio files, book trailer and Creative Team video are thanks to:


* “Participation made possible through Creative Saskatchewan’s Market and Export Development Grant Program”

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