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The Water Walker / Nibi Emosaawdang

Written & illustrated by Joanne Robertson
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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The story of the determined Ojibwe Nokomis (grandmother) Josephine Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (water). Nokomis walks to raise awareness of our need to protect water for future generations and for all life on the planet. She, along with other women, men and youth, have walked the perimeter of the Great Lakes and along the banks of numerous rivers and lakes. The walks are full of challenges, and by her example Josephine invites us all to take up our responsibility to protect our water, the giver of life, and to protect our planet for all generations.

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Book Topics › the Great Lakes
Children's Books About The Great Lakes
Book Topics › indigenous peoples
Children's Books About Indigenous Peoples
Book Topics › the environment
Children's Books About The Environment
Book Topics › Native Americans
Children's Books About Native Americans
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Who Wrote The Water Walker / Nibi Emosaawdang

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Joanne Robertson

<strong>Joanne Robertson</strong> is AnishinaabeKwe and a member of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. She received her fine arts degree at Algoma University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig. She founded the Empty Glass for Water campaign to bring attention to the drinking-water crisis in Indigenous communities. She works as a research assistant at the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre and continues to support the water walks. Joanne lives near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

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Publication Date:
September 10, 2019

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