This Place: 150 Years Retold -- Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm - Paperback
Explore the past 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in this groundbreaking graphic novel anthology. Beautifully illustrated, these stories are an emotional and enlightening journey through Indigenous wonderworks, psychic battles, and time travel. See how Indigenous peoples have survived a post-apocalyptic world since Contact.
Each story includes a timeline of related historical events and a personal note from the author. Find cited sources and a select bibliography for further reading in the back of the book. The accompanying teacher guide includes curriculum charts and 12 lesson plans to help educators use the book with their students.This is one of the 200 exceptional projects funded through the Canada Council for the Arts' New Chapter initiative. With this $35M initiative, the Council supports the creation and sharing of the arts in communities across Canada.
Author: Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell
Publisher: Highwater Press
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 10.20h x 6.90w x 1.00d
Audience: Young Adult
Booklist 03/15/2019 pg. 56
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 05/01/2019 - Book Of Special Distinction
Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2019
Publishers Weekly 04/22/2019
School Library Journal 06/01/2019 pg. 86
Voice of Youth Advocates 06/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 103
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average
About the Author
KATERI AKIWENZIE-DAMM is a writer, poet, spoken-word performer, librettist, and activist from the Saugeen Ojibway Nation. She is the founder and Managing Editor of Kegedonce Press which was established in 1993 to publish the work of Indigenous creators. Kateri has written two books of poetry, was a contributor to the graphic novel anthology This Place: 150 Years Retold, was editor of the award-winning Skins: Contemporary Indigenous Writing, and has also released two poetry and music CDs. Kateri's work has been published internationally, and she has performed and spoken around the world.
Product Attributes: 150 Years Retold, Canada - History, Children's Books/Young Adult Graphic Novels, Christian, Comics & Graphic Novels, High School, Highwater Press, Historical, Indigenous, Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Paperback, People & Places, Religious, Young Adult, Young Adult Fiction