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"Little Red Riding Hood" as a Canadian Fairy Tale

Perry Nodelman

A discussion of a classroom exercise in which students all wrote down the versions of the story of Little Red Riding Hood as they recalled it. In response to my thoughtless generalizations about the European ancestry of Canadians, Agnes Grant responded to this essay in a later issue of Canadian Children's Literature in which she describes the quite different results to the same experiment produced by the Indigenous students in her own class. I've included Grant's essay along with my own.

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