Goldrock Press Group LaunchTuesday Mar 31 2020 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Atrium
Join us for the launch of five new books from Goldrock Press: three new language books, a devotional journal, and a book on counseling Indigenous Peoples. This event presented with support from the Manitoba Arts Council.
Nikiwan (I Go Home) by Pauline Apetagon introduces children age 5-7 to basic Cree words associated with their home. These include words such as mother, father, pets, bed, plate, and spoon.
Tânisi êspitaman ininîmowin ᑖᓂᓯ ᐁᓰᐢᐱᑕᒪᐣ ᐃᓂᓃᒧᐏᐣ (How You Pronounce Cree) by Ann-Margaret Day-Osborne introduces children age 3-5 to the Cree alphabet written in Cree (Roman orthography), Cree Syllabics, and English.
Biboon (It is Winter) by Susan Johnston introduces children age 5-7 to basic Ojibwa phrases about winter including the weather, winter sports and activities, and other delights of the season.
The Chieftain’s Song by Gary Quequish, from Weagamow Lake of the North Caribou First Nation, is an exposition of the historical relations between Indigenous peoples and Christianity, and a discussion of the much-needed paradigm shift in counseling that asserts contextualization and respect for Indigenous peoples.
Supporting, mentoring and teaching women in crisis has been the focus of Shona Stewart's ministry, and her book Serenity is a devotional journal which encompasses a lifetime of learning, teaching and healing. A survivor helping survivors.