This Place: 150 Years Retold

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.
Indigenous
oral storytelling
graphic novel
Indigenous authors
Indigenous voice
Indigenous artists
Indigenous history
Canadian history
Truth and Reconciliation
anthology
Indigenous perspective
Indigenous worldview
visual
First Nations
Métis
Inuit
storytelling tradition
Canada 150
culture
timeline
Oka
shaman
warrior nation
Annie Bannatyne
Louis Riel
Red River
Billy Assu
windigo
Treaties
Indigenous Veterans
Indian Act
Francis Pegahmagabow
Inuit names
60s scoop
Indian Residential School
Dene
National Indian Council
Chief Frank T'Seleie
Fort Good Hope
environment protectors
land defenders
water protectors
Listuguj Salmon Raids
Meech Lake Accord
Author/Publisher/Website
Akiwenzi-Damm, K.; Assu, S.; Mitchell, B.
Primary Identifier
9781553797586
Subject
Applied Design, Skills & Technology