Children’s book on Governor General’s Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says – CBC

Children’s book on Governor General’s Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202137 Views

Nov 02, 2021

Author of Mii maanda ezhi-gkendmaanh: This Is How I Know teaches at Ontario’s University of Guelph

Brittany Luby hopes her children’s book — which has been shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award —  will inspire young people to connect with their loved ones and the natural world around them.

Mii maanda ezhi-gkendmaanh: This Is How I Know, written by Luby and illustrated by Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley, tells the story of an Anishinaabe child and her grandmother, and how they explore the seasons and the natural world.

Luby is an associate professor at Ontario’s University of Guelph who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples. In 2020, she was the recipient of the Governor General’s History Award for Scholarly Research.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/children-s-book-makes-governor-general-awards-finals-1.6232753

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