Be a Good Ancestor
This engaging Canadian picture book introduces Indigenous teachings about the importance of, and what it means to be, a good ancestor. Focusing on themes about the Earth, animals, communities, and personal social responsibility, it explores how all life is interconnected. With compelling realistic illustrations as well as images of whimsy, the authors examine identity, community, life cycles, ecosystems, interconnectedness, survival, environment stewardship, global citizenship, and advocacy. The resource can be used to spark discussions, encourage critical and creative thinking, launch writing activities, and support science lessons.