Case of Windy Lake, The

When an archaeologist mysteriously disappears on the Windy Lake First Nation reserve, the Mighty Muskrats are on the case. This tight-knit band of cousins investigates the event while giving readers a glimpse of reserve life, touching on the daily life, struggles, and relationships of those living there. Suitable for students in Grade 3–7, this engaging novel can be used as a class novel study, inviting opportunities for creative and critical thinking about the conflict between Indigenous peoples and industry. The descriptive language can facilitate research projects about environmental issues, and teacher-led discussions around land rights, activism and the connection between people and natural resources.
mystery
Indigenous
activism
mining
ore
archeology
sacred ground
Adventure
elders
community
land rights
FPPOL
vision quest
reservation
family
sacred knowledge
survival
Author/Publisher/Website
Hutchinson, M.
Primary Identifier
9781772600858
Subject
English Language Arts