Nipêhon / I Wait by Caitlin NicholsonNipêhon / I Wait by Caitlin Nicholson

Nipêhon / I Wait

byCaitlin NicholsonTranslated byLeona Morin-Neilson

Hardcover | September 1, 2017

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A young child, her grandmother and mother are going out to pick wild yarrow. As Grandmother gets ready, the child and her mom wait. Grandmother leads the way to the field of blossoms, where they can finally start to pick . only now they have to wait for Mom!

The simple story, written in Cree and English and accompanied by rich acrylic illustrations, shows the patience, love and humor involved as three generations accommodate one another on a family outing. nipêhon / ????? / I Wait was translated by Leona Morin-Neilson, who was the inspiration for the book.

This companion volume to niwîcihâw / ??????? / I Help includes a recipe for yarrow tea, known for its refreshing and soothing effects.

Caitlin Dale Nicholson is a graduate of the First Nations Studies program at the University of Northern British Columbia, and she teaches art and English at an alternate school in Prince George. She is also learning about traditional plant medicines from Leona Morin-Neilson. Caitlin's first picture book, Niwechihaw / I Help, has been h...
Title:Nipêhon / I WaitFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:24 pages, 12.25 × 8.5 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:12.25 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 2017Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554989140

ISBN - 13:9781554989140

Appropriate for ages: 4


Editorial Reviews

"A quiet, gentle picture book about a contemporary First Nations family and their ties to one another, their heritage, and their homeland." - Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW