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Tasha Spillett-Sumner & Michaela Goade Online Book Launch
Celebrate the New York Times and CBC bestseller I Sang You Down from the Stars with the book’s Canadian publisher, Owlkids Books, and McNally Robinson Booksellers!

Join acclaimed author Tasha Spillett-Sumner and Caldecott medal-winning illustrator Michaela Goade for a discussion about their moving picture book tribute to new motherhood and Indigenous traditions, moderated by award-winning writer David A. Robertson.

Tasha Spillett-Sumner is a Cree and Trinidadian award-winning poet and author who is also working on her doctoral degree in Indigenous land–based education. She makes her home in Treaty 1 territory, Manitoba, where she raises her daughter, Isabella, with her husband.

Michaela Goade is a Tlingit illustrator, and winner of the 2021 Caldecott medal for We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom. She grew up in the rainforests and on the beaches of Juneau, Alaska, and still makes her home on traditional Tlingit territory today.

David A. Robertson (he, him, his) is a Swampy Cree author based in Winnipeg. He has published more than 20 books including novels, children’s books and memoir, and also hosts the CBC Manitoba podcast Kiwew.

May 27, 2021 06:30 PM in Winnipeg

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