Presented simultaneously in English and Cree, this is the imaginative story of Wisahkecahk's brief but adventurous visit to the moon!
About the authors
Freda Ahenakew (1932-2011), founding Director of the Saskatchewan Indian Languages Institute, earned her M.A. in Cree linguistics at the University of Manitoba. Ahenakew received an honorary LLD from the University of Saskatchewan (1997) and was named to the World Indigenous Education Task Force; she also received the Citizen of the Year Award from the Federation of Saskatchewan Indians (1992), the Order of Canada (1998), and a National Aboriginal Achievement Award (2001).
Sherry Farrell Racette is an artist and educator. She has been painting, drawing and making things since she was little. Sherry received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Certificate in Secondary Education from the University of Maitoba and later, a Masters in Education from the University of Regina.A member of the Timiskaming Band of Algonquins in Quebec, Sherry was born in Manitoba and has been involved in Indian and Metis education for many years. She is currently an assistant professor with the Faculty of Education, University of Regina.Sherry wrote and illustrated The Flower Beadwork People for the Gabriel Dumont Institute and recently illustrated Maria Campbell’s Stories of the Road Allowance People (Theytus Press).
Other titles by Freda Ahenakew
mitoni niya nêhiyaw / Cree is Who I Truly Am
nêhiyaw-iskwêw mitoni niya / Me, I am Truly a Cree Woman
Cree Language Structures
The Counselling Speeches of Jim Ka-Nipitehtew
They Knew Both Sides of Medicine
Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing Told by Alice Ahenakew
Our Grandmothers' Lives
As Told in Their Own Words
Their Example Showed Me the Way / kwayask ê-kî-pê-kiskinowâpahtihicik
A Cree Woman's Life Shaped by Two Cultures
Other titles by Sherry Farrell Racette
A Guide to Northern-Style Métis Moccasins
Call of the Fiddle
A Beginner’s Guide to Métis Floral Beadwork
Stories of the Road Allowance People
The Revised Edition
Clearing a Path
New Ways of Seeing Traditional Indigenous Art