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K-12 Evaluated Resource Collection

This Place: 150 Years Retold

Author/Publisher/Website: Akiwenzi-Damm, K.; Assu, S.; Mitchell, B.
Copyright: 2019
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Apr/2020
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9781553797586
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 6-12
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Resource Description

Readers explore Canadian history through the eyes of Indigenous artists and authors, uncovering and celebrating Indigenous worldviews and perspectives through stylistically-rich narratives and vivid artistic portrayals. This graphic novel is an anthology of Indigenous voice in Canadian history and uses unique storytelling and graphic design to highlight the 150-year timeline of colonial impact. “This Place: 150 Years Retold” supports the curriculum for Grade 6–12, and lends itself well as a resource that highlights the importance of Indigenous worldviews, enhancing readers’ understanding of Indigenous cultures. The content promotes critical and reflective thinking about the Indigenous narratives in Canadian history, allowing for deeper inquiries into Indigenous communities, perspectives, storytelling, and voices. Log in to read the full review.