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Nanabosho and the Butterflies ENGLISH

by (author) Joe McLellan & Matrine Therriault

illustrated by Jackie Traverse

Pemmican Publications
Initial publish date
Aug 2015
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Aug 2015
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When the wolrd seems sad and family is so far away, a single butterfly can make all the difference. In the 11th story in the Nanabosho series, Joe and Matrine weave a funny and touching story of how the legendary friend and trickster created beautiful butterflies — "bringing wonder and laughter to children everywhere."

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Jackie Traverse, Anishnaabe from Lake St. Martin First Nation, is the mother of three daughters and a grandmother to Lily. She graduated from the School of Art at the University of Manitoba. Her art is multi-media, including video, sculpture, mixed media and paint, and she is known across Canada for her powerful, beautiful work. Her paintings, drawings, documentaries and sculptures speak to realities of being an Indigenous woman. She is committed to her community and teaches art in public schools.


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