The Gathering

Theresa Meuse

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ISBN: 9781771084666

The Gathering

  Author:   Theresa Meuse  
  Artist :   Arthur Stevens    

Alex is attending her first Mi’kmaw spiritual gathering, or mawiomi. Though she is timid at first, older cousin Matthew takes her under his wing. Meeting Elders along the way, they learn about traditional Mi’kmaw culture: the sacred fire, drumming, tanning and moccasin decorating, basket- and canoe-making, and enjoy a Mi’kmaw feast. Most importantly, Alex finds her voice in the talking circle.

With contemporary illustrations by the bestselling illustrator Art Stevens, The Gathering is an inclusive story that will educate and entertain Indigenous and non-Indigenous readers alike.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771084666
Item NB1058
Published onNovember 6 2018
Language eng
Pages 32
Format Hardcover
Dimensions10(in) x 9(in)
Shipping weight413(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Arthur Stevens is a Mi'kmaw artist and member of Millbrook First Nation Band. He holds a diploma in Commercial Design from Holland College. As an illustrator and graphic designer his work has been exhibited throughout Atlantic Canada. Currently employed in the publishing/design industry, Arthur continues to work with numerous First Nations organizations and individuals to promote what he feels is a diverse and remarkable culture.