This beautiful hard cover book by Verna J. Kirkness invites readers to go back in time and enjoy stories and photos of Ochekiwi Sipi (Fisher River) before 1950, as told by the Elders. This book was written and created for the 140th Anniversary of Ochekiwi Sipi in 2015.
Verna J. Kirkness is a Cree scholar. She grew up on the Fisher River Indian reserve in Manitoba. Verna is an associate professor emeritus at University of British Columbia. She is the author of numerous books and articles on the history of Indigenous education. In recognition of her work, she has received numerous awards, including the Order of Canada and ten Eagle Feathers. She lives in Winnipeg.