Powwow: Counting in Cree
This unique counting book introduces Cree numbers, from one to ten. Featuring powwow imagery that reflects the rich culture and tradition of the Cree people, rhyme, rhythm, and glowing illustration combine to make learning the language of this Indigenous people a joyful experience for young readers.
A pronunciation guide is included in the back of the book.
Winner of McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award
Selected for The Canadian Children's Book Centre's Best Books for Kids & Teens
Approved resource for Manitoba classrooms
Powwow: A gathering of certain North American First Nations people featuring dancing, music, and eating.
Featuring powwow imagery that reflects the rich culture and tradition of the Cree people, rhyme, rhythm, and glowing illustration combine to make language learning a joyful experience for young readers.
Penny M. Thomas, of Cree-Ojibway background, believes in approaching healing from all directions, with storytelling key to this purpose. She is an advocate for First Nations people and works in the field of psychology and therapy.