Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii by Terri-Lynn Williams-DavidsonMagical Beings of Haida Gwaii by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson

Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii

byTerri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, Sara Florence DavidsonIllustratorAlyssa Koski

Paper over Board | November 19, 2019

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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...
Title:Magical Beings of Haida GwaiiFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:64 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.25 inShipping dimensions:10 × 8 × 0.25 inPublished:November 19, 2019Publisher:Heritage House PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772032964

ISBN - 13:9781772032963

Appropriate for ages: 4