Treaty Words: For As Long As the Rivers Flow

Category: Book
By (author): Craft, Aimée
Illustrated By: Swinson, Luke
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / Multigenerational
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Canada / Native Canadian
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Native American
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Annick Press
Published: March 2021
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 60
Size: 6.00in x 4.00in
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$ 16.95
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

The first treaty that was made was between the earth and the sky. It was an agreement to work together. We build all of our treaties on that original treaty.

On the banks of the river that have been Mishomis's home his whole life, he teaches his granddaughter to listen-to hear both the sounds and the silences, and so to learn her place in Creation. Most importantly, he teaches her about treaties-the bonds of reciprocity and renewal that endure for as long as the sun shines, the grass grows, and the rivers flow. 

Accompanied by beautiful illustrations by Luke Swinson and an author's note at the end, Aimée Craft affirms the importance of understanding an Indigenous perspective on treaties in this evocative book that is essential for readers of all ages.