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Young Adult Fiction Aboriginal & Indigenous

The Gift Is in the Making

Anishinaabeg Stories

by (author) Leanne Simpson

Publisher
Portage & Main Press
Initial publish date
Jun 2013
Category
Aboriginal & Indigenous, Values & Virtues, General (see also headings under Social Themes), Short Stories, General
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781553795711
    Publish Date
    Jun 2013
    List Price
    $18.00

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6

Description

The Gift Is in the Making retells previously published Anishinaabeg stories, bringing to life Anishinaabeg values and teachings to a new generation. Readers are immersed in a world where all genders are respected, the tiniest being has influence in the world, and unconditional love binds families and communities to each other and to their homeland. Sprinkled with gentle humour and the Anishinaabe language, this collection of stories speaks to children and adults alike, and reminds us of the timelessness of stories that touch the heart.

About the author

Leanne Simpson is a researcher, writer, and educator of Mississauga and Scottish ancestry. She is a member of the gidigaa bzhiw dodem and a citizen of the Nishnaabeg nation. Leanne holds a PhD from the University of Manitoba and is the past director of Indigenous Environmental Studies at Trent University. Her research interests include Indigenist theory and methodology, Indigenous political cultures and traditional governance, Nishnaabeg women, Indigenous Knowledge, and Indigenous philosophies on land and the environment. Leanne currently teaches at the Centre for World Indigenous Knowledgeat Athabasca University and has previously taught at Trent University, the University of Victoria, the University of Manitoba, and Tampere University in Finland.

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Editorial Reviews

This was an absolutely exquisite book [...] sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words [...] This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book [...] sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words [...] This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

A SOLS First Nation Communities READ recommended title, 2015–2016

Southern Ontario Library Service

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

A SOLS First Nation Communities READ recommended title, 2015–2016

Southern Ontario Library Service

This was an absolutely exquisite book...sprinkled about with Nishnaabemowin so by the end of the book, you’ll be newly familiar with a number of beautiful words...This felt like a book of sacred texts.

Goodreads

A SOLS First Nation Communities READ recommended title, 2015–2016

Southern Ontario Library Service

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