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NEW BOOK by Janet WIlson: Shannen and the Dream for a School

01 Nov

Here is a must see…

SHANNEN’S DREAM

Shannen Koostachin of Attawapiskat First Nation had a dream – safe and comfy schools and culturally based education for First Nations children and youth. She worked tirelessly to try to convince the federal government to give First Nations children a proper education before tragically passing away at the age of 15 years old in 2010. Now it is our turn to carry her dream forward.

“All students in Canada deserve a learning environment that they are proud to attend, and that gives them hope. 
We want the same hope as every other Canadian  student.”              
                                 Shannen Koostachin, 13, 
                               Attawapiskat First Nation

Janet Wilson, Canadian Author, Artist, Speaker has written a book on Shannen’s Dream.  Janet also has written other excellent books to add to your resources, classroom, and/or library.

Home: www.janetwilcon.ca

Recently Released book called “Shannen and the Dream for a School“: http://www.janetwilson.ca/shannen-and-the-dream-for-a-school.html


 

One response to “NEW BOOK by Janet WIlson: Shannen and the Dream for a School

  1. Janet Wilson

    September 28, 2012 at 10:43 am

    Shannen and the Dream for a School is the chosen selection for the 2012-2013 First Nation Communities Read program!
    http://www.bookcentre.ca/news/first_nation_communities_read_announces_its_20122013_book_selection

    Miigwetch

    Janet

     

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