The graphic novel 7 Generations Stone by David Alexander Robertson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson introduces the first volume in a series of four novels. The Pact concludes the graphic novel series 7 Generations. It follows one Aboriginal family from the early 19th century to the present day and tells a story of redemption as residential school survivor James and his son, Edwin, reconcile their past and begin a new journey.
The third graphic novel in the series, 7 Generations: Ends/Begins by David Alexander Robertson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson deals with the issues surrounding residential schools. Edwin's mother talks about the tough time Edwin's father endured in residential school. Troubled son and father find a way to begin healing. For lesson plans for the 7 Generations four part series see http://www.portageandmainpress.com/lesson_plans/plan_286_1.pdf
First Nation Communities Read 2012 title.
The second graphic novel in the series, 7 Generations: Scars, volume 2 by David Alexander Robertson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson. Main character Edwin hears a story in this volume about the time of the last great smallpox epidemic that ravaged the Plains Cree. In this story Edwin's mother talks about the death of the entire family as a young Cree boy perseveres and goes to locate a new home. Through the character's courage, Edwin finds his own courage to deal with his despair.
A first graphic novel 7 Generations Stone by David Alexander Robertson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson introduce the first in a series of four novels. Set in contemporary Winnipeg, the book opens with a mother coming to the bedside of her hospitalized son Edwin. This Plains Cree teen is having difficulties with life and attempted suicide. His mother begins a healing journey with her son by explaining to him his ancestors' stories beginning with a 19th century Plains Cree man. The graphic novel is compelling and there is more than a glimmer of hope as this story ends.
The Life of Helen Betty Osborne: A Graphic Novel is a 32-page graphic novel published by In A Bind Publications and the Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Foundation. Written by David Alexander Robertson and illustrated by Madison Blackstone, the novel takes readers into the world of the bright Cree teenager Helen Betty Osborne (1952-1971). Her brutal murder shocked her Cree community and the miscarriage of justice that followed remains a scar on the Canadian justice system.