The Man Who Lived with a Giant-FNCR20

University of Alberta PressSKU: 9781772124088

Author:
Fletcher, Alana|Neyelle, Morris
Grade Levels:
Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Dene
Book Type:
PB
Publisher:
University of Alberta Press

Price:
Sale price$24.99
Stock:
In stock

Description

The Man Who Lived with a Giant: Stories from Johnny Neyelle, Dene Elder, is an edited volume by Alana Fletcher and Morris Neyelle,  a residential school survivor and a sub-chief on the Déline band council.The Man Who Lived with a Giant is a collection of traditional and personal stories told by Johnny Neyelle, a Dene Elder from Déline, Northwest Territories. Johnny used storytelling to teach Dene youth and others to understand and celebrate Dene traditions and knowledge. Johnny’s voice makes his stories accessible to readers young and old, and his wisdom reinforces the right way to live: in harmony with people and places. Storytelling forms the core of Dene knowledge-keeping, making this a vital book for Dene people of today and tomorrow, researchers working with Indigenous cultures and oral histories, and all those dedicated to preserving Elders’ stories.

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