First Nation Communities READ Announces the Children's and Young Adult/Adult Selected Titles for 2022-2023 PMC Indigenous Literature Award

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First Nation Communities READ Announces the Children's and Young Adult/Adult Selected Titles for 2022-2023 PMC Indigenous Literature Award

Sponsored by Periodical Marketers of Canada, The PMC Indigenous Literature Award

This year, for the first time, the jury has selected two titles for the First Nation Communities READ program. The jury felt that each of the books was an excellent example of the goals and vision that drive the FNCR program.

When a little girl dreams about a bear, her grandfather explains how we connect with the knowledge of our ancestors through dreams. Bear, Hawk, Caribou, and Wolf all have teachings to share to help us live a good life. But when Grampa gets sick and falls into a coma, the little girl must lean on his teachings as she learns to say goodbye.

It is time. It is time to increase the visibility, role, and responsibility of the emerging modern indigenous economy and the people involved. This is the foundation for economic reconciliation. This is Indigenomics. Indigenomics lays out the tenets of the emerging indigenous economy, built around relationships, multigenerational stewardship of resources, and care for all.

 program is the Ontario First Nation Public Library Community's contribution to the popular reading movement. Launched in 2003, FNCR encourages family literacy and intergenerational knowledge transmission. The program also promotes the publication, sharing, and understanding of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit voices and experiences.

Ontario Library Service (OLS) is mandated to deliver programs and services on behalf of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport by:

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund for this project.