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Children's Nonfiction Native Canadian

The Mi'kmaq

How Their Ancestors Lived 500 Years Ago

illustrated by Kathy Kaulbach

by (author) Harold McGee & Ruth Holmes Whitehead

Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
Jan 1985
Native Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1985
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Written for young people, this small book illustrated by Kathy Kaulbach is a perfect way to learn more about how the native people of the Maritimes lived before white people came to their land.

About the authors

KATHY KAULBACH is a professional illustrator and designer living in Halifax. She has illustrated over 80 books, including Lilly to the Rescue.

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Ruth Holmes Whitehead has worked since 1972 for the Nova Scotia Museum, since 2003 as a Curator Emerita and Research Associate. She has authored or co-authored twenty books, including Stories from the Six Worlds, The Old Man Told Us, Black Loyalists, and Ancestral Images. In 1995, she was awarded a Doctorate of Laws, honoris causa, by St. Francis Xavier University. In 2014, Dr. Whitehead was inducted into the Order of Nova Scotia. She lives in Halifax.

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