This Land Is My Land by George Littlechild

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Internationally-renowned George Littlechild is a member of the Plains Cree nation. Working as an artist is Littlechild's way of healing the pain of the past and helping the next generation of Indian people. His goal is "to heighten the awareness of the history and experiences of Native peoples and to promote understanding among all peoples". He currently lives and works in Vancouver, Canada.
 

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George Littlechild was born in Alberta, the son of a Plains Cree mother and a Celtic father, and was raised by foster parents in Edmonton. George has exhibited in galleries around the world, and his art is in several important collections. Many of his paintings are inspired by the Cree concept of "Wahkomkanak", which means "our ancestors." He has also written and illustrated several children's books, including "This Land is My Land", which won the Jane Addams Children's Book Award. He lives in Courtenay, BC.
 
Published June 11, 1997 by Children's Book Press. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History. Non-fiction

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Incorporating feathers, beads, sequins, shells, gummed stars, photos, toy horses, and rhythmic patterns of dots, bars, and scratched lines, his pictures (and text) are superimposed on pages printed to look like yellow leather.

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Bold in size, color and image, this book constitutes a stunning gallery of art by a Native American of singular vision. Through mixed-media paintings featuring collage, traditional motifs, stylized fi

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Bold in size, color and image, this book constitutes a stunning gallery of art by a Native American of singular vision.

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