The tiny but mighty Mousewoman is a legendary figure in the oral and visual practices of Northwest Coast Indigenous cultures. She is both grandmother and oracle, able to travel in and out of the spirit world. Mousewoman sits on young people.s shoulders in crucial times, whispering advice and knowledge. She protects and guides young people by helping them avoid or escape bad situations, and is never afraid to stand up to bigger beings. This book brings to life the timeless lessons of Mousewoman, lessons that embody the principles outlined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. A first of its kind, this book empowers children to become proudly aware of their rights.
Soy based ink and water based protective coating. Made from paper sourced from sustainable forests. 22 pages; measures 6.5 in x 6.5 in.
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The tiny but mighty Mousewoman is a legendary figure in the oral and visual practices of Northwest Coast Indigenous cultures. She is both
Measurements: 6.5" X 6.5"
Packaging: T.P.S. 6.5" W x 6.5" H (Portrait). Extent: 11 spreads (22 pages) + cover. Stock and printing: Text/Cover: printed 4c process x 0c on 350 gsm C1S Artboard, white back (FSC certified)plus matte lamination on one side. Binding: Board book binding with 2 rounded corners.
Designed in Canada
Manufactured in Korea
Artist: Morgan Asoyuf
Affiliation: Tsimshian, Ts'msyen
I buy this book in batches now, to give as a gift. A brilliant, beautiful, and necessary book that goes straight to the heart of what we all need to thrive in relationships. Every child and adult needs to read this.
An absolutely beautiful book of precious reminders for children. So important to have something available that teaches their autonomy and worth. Plus it has stunning drawings by Morgan???? Can it be any dreamier - no!!! I absolutely adore this book and would recommend it to anyone with little ones, and anyone who wants some positive material on their shelves.