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Nicola I. Campbell

Virtual Author Visit

Nicola I. Campbell | Virtual Author Visit

Recorded Live: September 27, 2022

Join us for a special Orange Shirt Day author visit with Nicola I. Campbell, author of Shi-shi-etko and Shin-chi’s Canoe! During this event Nicola reads her book and leads us in a brief, child-friendly discussion on the themes of Orange Shirt Day and Truth & Reconciliation. While this event is specifically designed for students in Grade 2-5, everyone is welcome!

About the Author

Nicola I. Campbell is a renowned Canadian children’s book author known for her books Shi-shi-etko and Shin-chi’s Canoe. She is Interior Salish and Metis and grew up in British Columbia’s Nicola Valley. Many members of her family, including her grandfather and mother attended residential schools. Her books have won many awards including the TD Book Prize, the Marilyn Baillie Award and the Anskohk Aboriginal Children’s Books of the Year.

About the Book

Shi-shi-etko follows the story of a young girl days before she goes to residential school. Before her departure, she spends time with her family learning cultural stories, treasures the nature around her and gathers memories to keep with her. 

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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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