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Ferguson Plain

Ferguson Plain is an Ojibwe artist and author and a member of the bear clan of the Chippewas of Sarnia First Nation in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. He is self-taught and all his works are based on Ojibwe culture. Ferguson combines elements of realism and mysticism in his drawings and paintings and uses various mediums including acrylic, graphite, pen and ink.

Eagle Feather, An Honour
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Anishinaabeg; Ojibway;
Grade Levels: 2; 3; 4;

Now that his Mishoomis, his grandfather, is gone, a young man remembers walking with him in the bush and listening to stories of the old days; he remembers being honored with an eagle feather at the powwow and not knowing what he had done to deserve this honor; he remembers his grandfather telling him that I had achieved a good deed from the first day he held me, as a baby, in his arms.

Through his grandfather's gentle teachings a young Ojibwe boy learns the values of life and the significance of the eagle feather.

Plains illustrations perfectly complement this deep little story and express the many layers of life's experiences.

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24 pages | 9.00" x 8.00"

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$8.95

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Nokomis and I
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; First Nations; Anishinaabeg; Ojibway;

Ojibwa artist and author Ferguson Plain weaves another delightful story focussing on traditional Aboriginal values. Nokomis and I is an insightful story of a young boy's journey through nature with his grandmother Nokomis. As the boy and Nokomis walk, they discover a spider, Sespike, along their path. Nokomis stops to share the lesson of the spider's web, explaining how the Circle of Life is made up of humans, animals, plants, and stones delicately woven together. Each relies on their relationships to keep life in balance.

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