Learning My Rights with Mousewoman by Morgan Asoyuf
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The tiny but mighty Mousewoman is a legendary figure in the oral and visual practices of Northwest Coast Indigenous cultures. She is both grandmother and oracle, able to travel in and out of the spirit world.
Mousewoman sits on young people’s shoulders in crucial times, whispering advice and knowledge. She protects and guides young people by helping them avoid or escape bad situations, and is never afraid to stand up to bigger beings.
This book brings to life the timeless lessons of Mousewoman—lessons that embody the principles outlined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. A first of its kind, this book empowers children to become proudly aware of their rights.
6.5” x 6.5”
Made with soy-based ink and a water-based protective coating
Paper sourced from sustainable forests
Recommended for children aged 3 - 6
Artist: Morgan Asoyuf, Tsimshian,Ts’msyen, "Art is an intimate connection to our history, identity and our community. I am honoured to continue our traditions and to share them."
American Indian Library Association 2022 Youth Literature Honor Book
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