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Pisim Finds Her Miskanow Hardcover – Aug 7 2013

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  • Hardcover: 48 pages
  • Publisher: HighWater Press (Aug. 7 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1553793943
  • ISBN-13: 978-1553793946
  • Product Dimensions: 26.7 x 0.1 x 31.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 680 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #26,483 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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In imagining the life of a young Cree woman, this volume provides a wonderful evocation of the wisdom and language of Cree elders taht seamlessly incorporates archaeology, ethnology, and oral traditions.
- </EM>Stephen Loring, Artic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC

<EM>This rich story ... brings alive the history and language of Asiniskow Ithiniwak in Manitowapow while illustrating the cultural breadth of a dynamic community. This book is a joy to read, teach, and share with my daughter.
</EM>- Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Native Studies University of Manitoba 

<EM>The brilliant teamwork between archaelogists, the Cree, and an accomplished storyteller gives us ... a beautiful written and illustrated journey into a centuries-old world ... the books promises to be a classic of Canadian history.
</EM>- Brian Fagan, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, and author of <EM>The First North Americans</EM>

About the Author

William Dumas, a Cree Elder, was born in South Indian Lake, Manitoba. For 25 years, he has been an educator and administrator; his passion for the Cree language and culture are well aligned with his current position as Cree Language and Culture Coordinator for the Nisichawayasihk (Nelson House) Education Authority. William Dumas knows firsthand the power storytelling has to each Aboriginal youth where they come from and where they are going.

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