Mi'kmaw Daily Drum: Mi'kmaw Culture for Every Day of the Week Board Book - Alan Syliboy
A baby board book from the bestselling artist behind Mi'kmaw Animals that teaches young readers Mi'kmaw concepts and a Mi'kmaw word for each day of the week.
Mi'kmaw Animals baby board book, shortlisted for the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration, comes Mi'kmaw Daily Drum. From celebrated artist Alan Syliboy, this vital book for the youngest readers showcases seven of Syliboy's popular Daily Drum artworks, each paired with a different day of the week. From Spirit Woman to Caribou to Round Dance, Mi'kmaw culture and teachings are offered up to newborns and toddlers in a vibrant and accessible book.
- Publisher : Nimbus Publishing Limited (Nov. 26 2020)
- Language : English
- Board book : 10 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1771088893
- ISBN-13 : 978-1771088893
- Item weight : 227 g
- Dimensions : 17.15 x 0.89 x 17.15 cm
About the Author
Artist Alan Syliboy studied privately with Shirley Bear and attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, where twenty-five years later, he was invited to sit on the Board of Governors. Alan looks to the indigenous Mi'kmaw petroglyph tradition for inspiration and develops his own artistic vocabulary out of those forms. This is his fourth children's book. He lives in Truro, Nova Scotia.