Medicine Wheel Education


Medicine Wheel Education

Medicine Wheel Education publishes culturally authentic Indigenous books, resources and tools specialized for moral and cultural education. Each book teaches a positive moral message designed to invite all children, youth and adults to engage and participate in culture with authenticity and respect. 

 Medicine Wheel Education is the publisher of many Indigenous authors as well as being the official publisher of Orange Shirt Day written by the Orange Shirt Society. Medicine Wheel Education has books in thousands of locations across Canada and the United States. In all of Medicine Wheel Education books, every word and image has the explicit approval of the Indigenous storytellers and Elders connected to the story. Through a relationship based publishing program, 

Medicine Wheel Education offers a process that is culturally sound and authentic. 

Not only does Medicine Wheel Education protect cultural stories and authors, it offers our community of Indigenous authors a way to publish their oral stories without compromising themselves. As of 2021, 

Medicine Wheel Education has over 30 books published. Medicine Wheel Education is distributed and represented by Publishers Group Canada for Canadian sales and Orca Books in the United States. Both Strong Nations and Goodminds, largest Indigenous distributors for books in Canada, support our publishing program. 

Medicine Wheel Education has been featured on CBC books, referenced in the House of Commons and appeared on national television. Medicine Wheel Education was founded by Teddy Anderson (Yeíl S’aghi) who is multicultural and an adopted member of the Carcross Tagish First Nations which is a Tlingit community.

Medicine Wheel Education acknowledges that we live and work on the unceded traditional territory of the Coast Salish People including the Sc’ianew people, the Lekwungen people and the T’Sou-ke people.

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