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Sea Bear: A Journey for Survival

Happy International Polar Bear Day!
by Lindsay Moore

A solitary polar bear travels across the sea ice in pursuit of food. As the ice melts and food becomes scarce, she is forced to swim for days. Finally, storm-tossed and exhausted, she finds shelter on land, where she gives birth to cubs and waits for the sea to freeze again.

Informed by the author’s background in marine science, Sea Bear is a vivid and moving page-turner with a vital message about our changing planet. This is a gorgeously illustrated book, with the perfect marriage of scientific fact and poetry, that shows the reality of climate change and how it poses a threat to animals of the Arctic. Perfect for family and classroom sharing.

Imagine you are a polar bear.
Your coat is thick.
Your teeth are sharp.
Your front paws are paddles,
your back paws are rudders,
and you can swim for miles.
Your home has always been the sea and ice.

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February 27, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Polar Bear

Winter Song & Rhyme Lyrics

Polar bear, polar bear,
Walking here, walking there,
How I wonder where you go,
As you wonder through the arctic snow.

January 16, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Ludovic – The Snow Gift

Directed by Co Hoedeman – 1998 | 14 min

It’s winter in a thatched cottage, home to a family of teddy bears. The young cub Ludovic dreams of tobogganing but his parents tell him he’s too little. He invents wonderful games to share with a doll that miraculously comes to life. This tender tale evokes the cozy relationship between a child and a favourite toy.

January 12, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Black Bear

Winter Song & Rhyme Lyrics

Black bear, black bear,
Covered all in black hair,
Black bear, black bear,
Eating berries everywhere.

January 2, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Amanda Crowe

Celebrating Amanda Crowe

Cherokee Traditions: Amanda Crowe (1928-2004)

HISTORIC ARTIST Amanda Crowe
Woodcarver
Qualla Boundary

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November 9, 2018 at 11:09 am 2 comments

The Bear Facts

Jonathan Wright | 2010 | 4 min

Nunavut Animation Lab: The Bear Facts

In this animated short, a self-important colonial explorer emerges from a sailing ship and plants a flag on the Arctic ice, as a bemused Inuit hunter looks on. Then the explorer plants another, and another, and another, while the hunter, clearly not impressed that his land has been “discovered,” quietly goes about his business. In this charming and humorous re-imagining of first contact between Inuit and European, Jonathan Wright brings us the story of a savvy hunter and the ill-equipped explorer he outwits.

February 27, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

International Polar Bear Day

Do you want to learn more about polar bear cubs? Paws, claws, and fur? Snow dens?

Get Involved

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February 27, 2018 at 6:18 pm Leave a comment

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