7 Generations

7 Generations

A Plains Cree Saga

Graphic Novel - 2012
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This graphic novel follows one Plains Cree family from the early nineteenth century to the present day. For Edwin, the story of his ancestors from both the distant and recent past must guide him through an uncertain present and to the dawn of a new future. 7 Generations explores the life of Stone, a young Cree warrior, the smallpox epidemic of 1870, and the residential school system of the 20th century and its familial legacy.
Publisher: Winnipeg : HighWater Press, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781553793557
Branch Call Number: TEEN ROB
Characteristics: 126 pages :,chiefly color illustrations ;,26 cm
Additional Contributors: Henderson, Scott B.
Alternative Title: Seven generations


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drewsattack Sep 08, 2017

This is a great graphic novel and a great starting point for anyone, teen or adult, trying to begin to understand the inter-generational trauma of racism and oppression towards Indigenous people in Canada. I would also recommend reading Sugar Falls by David Robertson, The Outside Circle by Patti... Read More »

Tough but relevant content make this a great ethical read for teens. This would be an amazing cross-curricular novel study for Humanities teachers in this period of truth and reconciliation. The art is superb and the story focuses on intergenerational trauma, racism, and relationships. Some cont... Read More »

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Feb 09, 2018

Well done storytelling and art that looks at both the past and present issues of native people. It gets into a lot of tough topics like suicide, abuse and addiction but also focuses on healing the damaged caused by past trauma.

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