Tag Archives: Manitowapow

Celebrating “I Love to Read Month” with a contest!

February is just around the corner, which means national “I Love to Read Month” is almost here! For many Canadian educators, “I Love to Read Month” is an opportunity to promote a love of reading and being read to by others. It’s also a great opportunity to explore titles relating to the TRC’s Calls to […]

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On The Same Page Event

McNally Robinson Booksellers hosted an On The Same Page event celebrating Manitowapow with readings from Warren Cariou, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, David McLeod, Gregory Scofield, and a surprise appearance from Percy Tuesday. Enjoy some excellent shots of the packed house courtesy of photographer Pauline Boldt at www.26mertonroad.com. On The Same Page, a project of The Winnipeg […]

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Opening Celebration Tonight for Manitowapow

Join Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Warren Cariou, and special guests at the opening On The Same Page event celebrating Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water. When: Tuesday, January 22 at 7pm Location: Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium Address: 251 Donald St. in Winnipeg, MB For dates and locations of future events, click here.

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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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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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Upcoming Event Features Manitowapow

Join us for a reading of Manitowpow, a finalist for On The Same Page. Thursday, September 13 7:00 pm McNally Robinson Winnipeg, MB Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, editor, will be on hand to read selections from Manitowapow. Please visit www.mcnallyrobinson.com for more information. Please visit www.onthesamepage.ca to place your vote.

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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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Manitowapow A Bestseller

Winnipeg Bestsellers Manitowapow reaches bestseller status at McNally Robinson Bookseller at number five in the paperback fiction category. Congratulations to the authors and editors Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou. McNally_Best_Manit_Apr2012

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Celebrating Manitowapow

Please join HighWater Press with Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou A BOOK LAUNCH FOR Manitowapow Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water Date: Friday, February 3, 2012 Time: Reading at 7:30 pm, followed by Reception & Book Signing Place: Glass Atrium, The Forks Market, Winnipeg, Manitoba This anthology of Aboriginal writings from Manitoba is […]

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