Cover image for A Plains Cree saga / by David Alexander Robertson ; illustrated by Scott B. Henderson.
Title:
A Plains Cree saga / by David Alexander Robertson ; illustrated by Scott B. Henderson.
Title Variants:
Seven generations :

a Plains Cree saga

Robertson, David,

Stone.

Scars.

Ends/begins.

Pact.
ISBN:
9781553793557
Publication Information:
Winnipeg, Manitoba : HighWater Press, 2012.

©2012
Physical Description:
127 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Series:
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Compilation of four previously published graphic novels: Stone, Scars, Ends/Begins, The pact.
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Summary

Summary

Edwin is facing an uncertain future. Only by learning about his family's past - as warriors, survivors of a smallpox epidemic, casualties of a residential school - will he be able to face the present and embrace the future. 7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga follows one Indigenous family over three centuries and seven generations. This epic, four-part story is told in graphic-novel format with illustrations in vivid colour. Originally published as a four-part graphic novel series; Stone , Scars , Ends/Begins , and The Pact .


Author Notes

David A. Robertson is an award-winning writer. His books include When We Were Alone (winner Governor General's Literary Award), Will I See? (winner Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award Graphic Novel Category), Betty, The Helen Betty Osborne Story (listed In The Margins), and the YA novel Strangers . David educates as well as entertains through his writings about Indigenous Peoples in Canada, reflecting their cultures, histories, communities, as well as illuminating many contemporary issues. David is a member of Norway House Cree Nation. He lives in Winnipeg.

Scott Henderson has worked as an illustrator for comics, portraiture, and advertising art. He is author/illustrator of the sci-fi/fantasy comic, The Chronicles of Era and has illustrated two comics for the Canadian Air Force's For Valour series, the bestselling graphic novel series 7 Generations, selected titles from the Tales From Big Spirit series, and the graphic novels, Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story and Eisner-award nominee, A Blanket of Butterflies .