Resilience : Honouring the Children of Residential Schools

SKU: 9781773635590

Jackie Traverse
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)
Book Type:
Fernwood Publishing
Copyright Date:

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Resilience is the third colouring book made up of works by Anishnaabe artist Jackie Traverse. As with her previous highly successful colouring books, Sacred Feminine and IKWE , this new book contains both drawings and paintings by Jackie. Resilience honours the Indigenous Peoples who were colonized by and endured the violence of Canada’s child stealing systems — residential schools, the Sixties Scoop and child “welfare.” Some Indigenous people survived those systems; tragically, some did not. Jackie and her art pay tribute to and celebrate the resilience of Indigenous Peoples as they rebuild their communities and lives. Grassroots grandmother Geraldine (Gramma) Shingoose provides a foreword.

Jackie Traverse, Anishnaabe from Lake St. Martin First Nation and Geraldine (Gramma) Shingoose is a grassroots grandmother. Her spirit names are Sky Woman and Northern Lights Woman, and she comes from the Bear Clan. She is a Saulteaux Woman from Tootinaowaziibeeng First Nation, Treaty 4 Territory. She is 9 year Residential School Survivor.

This book contains 40 Indigenous art for colouring.

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