My Heart Fills with Happiness / Nijiikendam (Dual Language (English & Anishinaabemowin))

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Price
$19.95  $18.55
Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Publish Date
Pages
26
Dimensions
8.9 X 8.8 X 0.4 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
Ojibwa
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781459825390

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About the Author

Monique Gray Smith is an award-winning, bestselling author and public speaker. Her books cover a broad spectrum of ages, topics and emotions. Woven into all of Monique's writing and her speaking engagements is the teaching that Love is Medicine. Her books include Speaking our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, My Heart Fills With Happiness, You Hold Me Up, Lucy and Lola, Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, Tilly and the Crazy Eights, When We Are Kind and I Hope. She has also created the young adult adaptation of Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Monique is Cree and Scottish. She lives with her family on the Traditional Territories of the Lək̓ʷəŋən and W̱SÁNEĆ Peoples.
Julie Flett est une artiste et autrice crie des marais et métisse de la rivière Rouge. Elle a étudié les beaux-arts à l'Université Concordia à Montréal et à l'Université d'art et de design Emily Carr à Vancouver. Elle a remporté le Prix du Gouverneur général pour la littérature jeunesse pour son travail sur Quand on était seuls de David A. Robertson, et son livre Birdsong a remporté le Prix canadien de littérature jeunesse TD, en plus d'être présélectionné pour le Prix du Gouverneur général. Elle est trois fois récipiendaire du prix de littérature illustrée pour enfants Christie Harris pour Li Yiiboo Nataapiwak lii Swer/L'alfabet di Michif, Dolphin SOS et J'ai le coeur rempli de bonheur.

Angela Mesic currently teaches the first year Anishinaabemowin course at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and provides online long-distance learning for Yale University. She obtained her bachelor's degree in the field of psychology at UWM and is currently working on a master of community psychology at Alverno College. Angela has a strong interest in research focused on the psychology of learning and curriculum development. Through the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education at UWM, she assists the director, Dr. Margaret Noodin, in making significant revisions to language curriculum, and handles curricular queries from various internal and external partners, including Indian Community School, several colleges and universities throughout the United States, and tribal communities.

Margaret Noodin received an MFA in creative writing and a PhD in English and linguistics from the University of Minnesota. She is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she teaches Anishinaabemowin and also serves as the associate dean of the humanities. She is also cocreator of www.ojibwe.net and has published two bilingual collections of poetry in Anishinaabemowin and English.