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Mingan My Village: Poems Innu school children by Rogé

Mingan My Village: Poems

Innu school children by Rogé

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ISBN : 9781927083246
44 pages
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While descending the Kuakuapishish RiverI am transformed into a butterflyWith my new wings, like a wolf I cryWhen night falls(Cynthia)Illustrator Roge visited a school in Mingan, an Innu village in northeastern Quebec. He spent a few days taking theMoreWhile descending the Kuakuapishish RiverI am transformed into a butterflyWith my new wings, like a wolf I cryWhen night falls(Cynthia)Illustrator Roge visited a school in Mingan, an Innu village in northeastern Quebec. He spent a few days taking the time to photograph each child. Once he returned home to his studio, brush in hand, he revisited the eyes of these children and drew their portraits.Mingan, My Village is a collection of 15 faces and 15 poems written by young Innu. Given a platform to be heard, the children chose to transport readers far away from the difficulties and problems related to their realities to see the beauty that surrounds them in nature.