The Gathering

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ISBN: 9781771084666

The Gathering

 

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

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"Teachers, librarians, and parents looking to purchase and use authentic indigenous children's literature will be rewarded by the book. A Mi'kmaw reader will be pleased to see her or his culture respectfully represented in a manner that embraces the past and present." —Canadian Review of Materials