Category Archives: Press Bytes

50 Years of Books – Send Us Your Stories

Did you know that when we started as Peguis Publishers in 1967, we were Manitoba’s first full-time publishing company? This year, we’re celebrating a half century of trailblazing, from publishing educational materials that help guide the next generation, to award-winning books from Indigenous authors that tell stories of inclusion and reconciliation. We started fifty years […]

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A Launch for Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story

BETTY: THE HELEN BETTY OSBORNE STORY Last evening’s book launch, for award-winning author David Alexander Robertson’s newest graphic novel, took place at McNally Robinson Bookstore in Winnipeg. During David’s heartfelt speech in which he talked about the murdered and missing Indigenous women in Canada, he issued a challenge to all readers of Betty: The Helen […]

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New Assessment Product!

4 REASONS TO LOVE QUIO Learning Map A Practical Assessment Tool for K–12 Teachers, Resource Teachers, and Assessment Leaders based on the work of authors Caren Cameron and Kathleen Gregory QUIO is an easy-to-use software application that educators will love. Here’s why! Quality assessment practices support teachers and students. Uses learning maps to show, in […]

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A Teacher’s Guide is Coming Soon!

Teacher’s Guide for Tales From Big Spirit Series by Katya Ferguson This teacher’s guide is designed to help teachers use the Tales From Big Spirit graphic novels effectively and creatively in the classroom. The guide provides detailed lessons that meet a wide range of language arts and social studies goals, integrate Indigenous perspectives, and make […]

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Powwow Counting In Cree, Some Images

Powwow Counting in Cree book launch highlights My grandmother speaks Cree, but never taught her grandchildren. In high school, instead of taking Native Studies, I took a Cree language class and learned to speak it very well. Years went by, I moved away, went to University, and eventually realized I had lost the language. In […]

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Portageandmainpress x DressLands Wide Rib Bardot Dress

There Portageandmainpress x DressLands Wide Rib Bardot Dress- Bandage Texture/Off The Shoulder Neckline/Firm Stretch Fabric has some design elements from the 80’s which are worth revisiting. The shoulder revealing bardot cut is just one of these fantastic designs. This coral colored dress has this bardot cut at the top. This cut creates pseudo half capped […]

Manitoba Book Awards

7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga is included on the shortlist for the Manitoba Book Awards, 2013 P&M Press is pleased to announce that 7 Generations was nominated for Best Illustrated Book of the Year and McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award – Older Category. The shortlists and recipients are selected by a variety […]

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Getting Started With The Learning Pathway

Mathematics Instruction and Assessment for Grades K–6 A great way to introduce The Learning Pathway to students at any grade level is to have them count collections of items in the classroom. By observing students as they count, you have the opportunity to “see” how they are applying their mathematics skills. For example, students may […]

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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 On The Same Page, a project of The Winnipeg […]

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Manitowapow is the Best of the West in 2012

McNally Robinson Bookseller announces that Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water is Manitoba’s bestseller for last year. Congratulations to editors Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou for this great achievement.