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How the graphic novel has become a teaching tool

How the graphic novel has become a teaching tool | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it

Today, the graphic novels I have done have sold thousands of copies across Canada, the majority of sales coming from schools and libraries. That was my dream from the start, and to see the education I'd hope for actually happening is a huge validation that the graphic novel can be... strike that... should be, used for education.

 

-David Robertson @ CBC Manitoba


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Louis Riel Graphic Novel Is Part of E-Book Revolution

Louis Riel Graphic Novel Is Part of E-Book Revolution | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it

There seem to be a rash of graphic novels out lately, and more are on the horizon. And now, they seem to be following their texty cousins into the digital realm.

 

In the latest twist, Drawn & Quarterly, the Canadian graphic novel publisher, will digitize two graphic works by cartoonist Chester Brown, the industry trade magazine Publisher’s Weekly reports. One of them is Brown’s well-known account of the Métis hero Louis Riel’s life.

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Canada Reads 2012 - 10 for the Top 10: Chester Brown

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The panelists are in the process of deciding which book they want to bring into the ring for the February debates. We'll reveal who they are — and the titles they choose — on November 23 on CBC Radio's Q and right here on CBC Books.

 

In the meantime, we want to introduce you to the 10 authors you voted onto the Canada Reads: True Stories Top 10 list.

 

Today, it's Chester Brown, author of Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography.

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Young aboriginal mothers learn pregnancy health through comic book art | Women News Network

Young aboriginal mothers learn pregnancy health through comic book art | Women News Network | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it

Working to reach indigenous Aboriginal youth, as well as other Canadian youth, through comic book literature, the Canadian based Healthy Aboriginal Network is reaching the public with the launch of their latest new comic book, “It Takes a Village,” which outlines how young Canadian indigenous women can keep good health practices and habits during their maternity.

 

-Women News Network

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7 Generations | The Winnipeg Review

7 Generations | The Winnipeg Review | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it

7 Generations is an epic, 4 book graphic novel series that tells the story of Edwin. Edwin, an Aboriginal teenager, must discover his family’s past if he is to have any future. He learns of his ancestors over three centuries and seven generations. The impact of this journey, and the revelation that follows, will change Edwin’s life

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Aboriginal Graphic Novels

This is a list of some Aboriginal graphic novels with links to the publishing information.

 

Stone (Book 1 of 4 in the series, 7 Generations)  by David Alexander Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson https://highwaterpress.com/shop-2/category/graphic-novels/

 

Red: A Haida Manga by Michael Nicoll Yahgulannas http://www.dmpibooks.com/book/red

 

The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book By Gord Hill. http://www.arsenalpulp.com/bookinfo.php?index=317

 

Trickster: Native American Tales by Matt Dembicki http://www.amazon.com/Trickster-American-Graphic-Collection-Fulcrum/dp/1555917240

 

Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography by Chester Brown http://www.amazon.com/Louis-Riel-Comic-Strip-Chester-Brown/dp/1894937899/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1317912341&sr=1-1

 

Dawn Land by Joseph Bruchac and adapted by Will Davis http://www.amazon.com/Dawn-Land-Will-Davis/dp/1596431431/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1317912399&sr=1-2

 

Rabbit and Bear Paws by Chad Solomon- Series- currently includes 5 graphic novels.  http://www.rabbitandbearpaws.com/

 

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