Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii

November 19, 2019|
Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson
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Based on ancient Haida narratives, this vibrantly illustrated children''s book empowers young people and teaches them to live in harmony with nature.

Haida Gwaii is home to a rich and vibrant culture whose origins date back thousands of years. Today, the Haida People are known throughout Canada and the world for their artistic achievements, their commitment to social justice and environmental protection, and their deep connection to the natural world. Embedded in Haida culture and drawn from ancient oral narratives are a number of Supernatural Beings, many of them female, who embody these connections to the land, the sea, and the sky. Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii features ten of these ancient figures and presents them to children as visually engaging, empowering, and meaningful examples of living in balance with nature. Developed by renowned Haida activist, lawyer, performer, and artist Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson and Haida educator Sara Florence Davidson, this book challenges stereotypes, helps advance reconciliation, and celebrates Indigenous identity and culture.

Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson is a multi-award winning Haida musician, an artist, and lawyer, well known for her work in Aboriginal-environmental law and as a keeper of traditions. She is the author of Out of Concealment: Female Supernatural Beings of Haida Gwaii. Born and raised in Haida Gwaii, Terri-Lynn has dedicated herself to the c...
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Title:Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:64 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.25 in
Published:November 19, 2019
Publisher:HERITAGE HOUSE
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:4
ISBN - 13:9781772032963

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