Celebrating Indigenous Picture Books: Educators’ Resource Launch

Date(s) - Oct 5, 2021,
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Bring Indigenous Peoples’ history, language, culture, and world view into the classroom

About this event

Join Ojibway Librarian & Educator Linda Lou Classens for a reading and extension activity using books from From Sea to Sea to Sea: Celebrating Indigenous Picture Books. Register to attend here.

Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021, 7:00 PM EDT

Linda Lou Classens has created an exceptional PDF resource to help educators select and share outstanding books written and/or illustrated by Indigenous Peoples from across Canada from sea to sea to sea. Joining Linda Lou to help answer your questions will be Mi’kmaw and Métis educator Adrienne Plumley.

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Find out more and download From Sea to Sea to Sea: Celebrating Indigenous Picture Books.

Linda Lou Classens is an Ojibway Librarian/CEO at Bkejwanong First Nation Public Library. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, and Master of Education. Linda Lou taught on her ‘Rez’ Walpole First Nation and First Nations in Manitoba and British Columbia. Early literacy, creative writing, and developing partnerships to reach more children with the message of literacy and stories are her strong interests.

Adrienne Plumley is a Mi’kmaw and Métis educator and currently an Instructional Leader in Indigenous Education with the Urban Indigenous Education Centre at the Toronto District School Board. Prior to this, she was a classroom teacher at Kâpapâmahchakwêw (Wandering Spirit) School.

This event is brought to you by IBBY Canada, Bibliovideo, and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre gratefully acknowledges the support of the Chalmers Family Fund administered by the Ontario Arts Council.

Watch the June 2021 launch of From Sea to Sea to Sea: Celebrating Indigenous Picture Books on Bibliovideo: