Manitoba Reads selects The Life of Helen Betty Osborne as a finalist
The votes are in, the selections have been made, and the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, McNally Robinson Booksellers and CBC Manitoba Scene are proud to announce the four finalists of the first-ever Manitoba Reads contest. P&M Press is pleased that Manitoba Reads panelist Vincent Ho, Composer-in-Residence at the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, has chosen The Life of Helen Betty Osborne by David Alexander Robertson as one of the four finalists. We look forward to the final result to be announced in September. For more details click here.
Shedding Light on Aboriginal Issues
Brittany Leborgne writes in the journal, The Eastern Door, that the
… 7 Generations graphic novel series by Cree writer David Alexander Robertson has come to an end, but their effectiveness in educating Canadians and First Nations on their history is something he hopes never will. The series, which includes four books, Stone, Scars, Ends/Begins, and The Pact, follow a family dealing with lasting effects of the residential school system. “I want there to be a greater understanding and appreciation of our history and where it’s brought us,” David explained, referring to both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students.
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