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Earth Day Author Visit
Leona Prince - Be A Good Ancestor
Leona Prince | Virtual Author Visit
RECORDED LIVE: Thursday, April 20, 2023
Join us for a special Earth Day author visit with Leona Prince author of Be A Good Ancestor – a beautifully published picture book that uses a repeated call to action to remind young readers that everything in our world is connected.
During this event Leona will read her book Be A Good Ancestor, share what inspired them to write the book, and discuss ways we can be good ancestors through our actions.
Tune in live or catch the recording at a time that works for your class.
About the Presenter
Leona Prince is from the Lake Babine Nation and Nak’azdli Whut’en and belongs to the Likh Tsa Mis Yu (Beaver) Clan. She is a descendant of Chief Kwah and Stiche. Leona is an award-winning educator and is currently the District Principal of Aboriginal Education for School District 91 (Nechako Lakes).
About the Book
Rooted in Indigenous teachings, this stunning picture book encourages readers of all ages to consider the ways in which they live in connection to the world around them and to think deeply about their behaviours.
Addressing environmental issues, animal welfare, self-esteem and self-respect, and the importance of community, the authors deliver a poignant and universal message in an accessible way: Be a good ancestor to the world around you. Thought-provoking stanzas offer a call to action for each one of us to consider how we affect future generations.
Every decision we make ripples out, and we can affect the world around us by thinking deeply about those decisions. (Description from Orca Books)
what to expect
Hi, I’m Hayley! I am the Lead Educator here at Joyful Learning and the host of this event. If you have any questions about this event (or anything else) feel free to contact me. I’m here to help!
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