Tag Archives: Aboriginal Literature

Celebrating the Anniversary Edition

Join P&M Press, author Beatrice Mosionier, and author David Alexander Robertson for a book chat celebrating the anniversary edition of Spirit of the White Bison with host David McLeod Date: Sunday, October 6, 2013 Time: 1 pm to 3 pm Place: Neechi Commons, 865 Main St., Winnipeg, Manitoba Also featuring the upcoming Tales from Big […]

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Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story

Sugar Falls Approved for Saskatchewan Classrooms We are pleased to announce that the graphic novel, Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story, is listed by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education as an approved resource for English Language Arts. Congratulations to author David Alexander Robertson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson. Click on the book cover and buy […]

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Manitowapow Wins!

Voters have selected Manitowapow as the book for all Manitobans to read during On The Same Page 2012-13! On The Same Page, a project of The Winnipeg Foundation and Winnipeg Public Library, encourages all Manitobans to read, and talk about, the same book at the same time. The program includes book giveaways, author appearances and […]

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Join Author David Alexander Robertson

Night Before SAGE Pre-Conference Event Manitoba authors David Robertson, Dave Williamson, and Edith Friesen will be sharing their insights and reading from their work. Award Presentations and readings will be followed by a wine and cheese reception. RSVP by email to Linda Ferguson at mate@mts.net. Location: McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Shopping Centre, Winnipeg Time: […]

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David Alexander Robertson at SAGE 2012

Graphic Education: Using the Graphic Novel in the Classroom Presented by David Alexander Robertson at the Manitoba Association of Teachers of English and Canadian Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Joint SAGE Conference Expanding Voice and Vision Graphic novels are a great tool for motivating students to read. With many students already familiar with […]

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Big Ideas at Thin Air

Join Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair at Winnipeg’s International Writer’s Festival Presenting Manitowapow! Manitowapow, the precursor of our province’s name, is also the title of a lively anthology of aboriginal writing from “the land of water.” What do those voices have to say? September 26, 2012 (4:30 pm – 5:30 pm) Location: Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street […]

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7 Generations in Vivid Colour

The 7 Generations Special Edition is Coming Soon! The 7 Generations series is available in one book, and the illustrations are in vivid colour. This colourized edition includes the graphic novels Stone, Scars, Ends/Begins, and The Pact. Watch the book trailer featuring this special edition.

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Author Niigaanwewidam’s Family Story

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day CBC Manitoba Scene features P&M Press author Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair. During a previous Manitoba Scene event, Niigaanwewidam related a moving personal story about potato salad, his family ties and his Ojibway heritage. Watch as Niigaanwewidam shares his moving story in the following CBC video. Video Posted by Kim Wheeler, SCENE Producer […]

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A Great Book Review for Manitowapow

Manitowapow changes how we look at First Nations history according to a book review found in the spring issue of GrassRoots News. The review by Don Marks begins It isn’t often that a book review makes the front page of a newspaper but the release of Manitowapow means much more than the addition of another […]

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High Praise for Manitowapow

Teacher Starleigh Grass includes a review of Manitowapow in her blog, Twinkles Happy Place. She writes, The publishers recommend it for grades 11–post-secondary but, I could see a lot of uses for excerpts of it in earlier years. Highlights for me included Emma LaRocque’s poetry, particularly her poem on being Indigenous in academia and a […]

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