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The Land of Os

John Ramsay

by David Alexander Robertson, illustrated by Wai Tien

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published: Sep 2014
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When Richard's class from Big Spirit School takes a canoe trip, he and his classmates chance upon an ederly woman. She tells them the story of her grandfather, John Ramsay, of the Sandy Bar community on Lake Winnipeg. Ramsay's land was taken by the government and given to the new settlers from Iceland who arrived there in 1875. Yet many owed their survial to Ramsay, who helped them through freezing winters, hunger, and a devastating smallpox epidemic.

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David Alexander Robertson

David A Robertson is a graphic novelist and writer who has long been an advocate for educating youth on indigenous history and contemporary issues. As a speaker, David has taken his message about social change across Canada. He has created several graphic novels, including his newest series, Tales From Big Spirit, as well as the bestselling 7 Generations series. He was a contributor to the anthology Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water (2012) and is currently the co-creator and writer for the upcoming television series The Reckoner. His first novel, The Evolution of Alice, will be published in fall 2014. David lives in Winnipeg with his wife and four children, where he works in the field of indigenous education.
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Wai Tien

David A Robertson is a graphic novelist and writer who has long been an advocate for educating youth on indigenous history and contemporary issues. As a speaker, David has taken his message about social change across Canada. He has created several graphic novels, including his newest series, Tales From Big Spirit, as well as the bestselling 7 Generations series. He was a contributor to the anthology Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water (2012) and is currently the co-creator and writer for the upcoming television series The Reckoner. His first novel, The Evolution of Alice, will be published in fall 2014. David lives in Winnipeg with his wife and four children, where he works in the field of indigenous education.
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Age:
9 to 12
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4 to 6

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