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This Place: 150 Years Retold

Canadian Sentinel #1
Canadian Sentinel #1
July 6, 2016

THIS PLACE 150 Years Retold


A National Bestseller.

Explore the past 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in this groundbreaking graphic novel anthology. Beautifully illustrated, these stories are an emotional and enlightening journey through Indigenous wonderworks, psychic battles, and time travel. See how Indigenous peoples have survived a post-apocalyptic world since Contact

by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell, Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, David A. Robertson, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Jen Storm, Richard Van Camp, Katherena Vermette, Chelsea Vowel

illustrated by Tara Audibert, Kyle Charles, GMB Chomichuk, Natasha Donovan, Scott B. Henderson, Ryan Howe, Andrew Lodwick, Jen Storm

colour by Scott A. Ford, Donovan Yaciuk

"While much of Canadian history is fascinating, most citizens have heard only a one-sided account. For many Canadians, there was (and sometimes still is) a disconnect between the “facts” we’re taught in school and the stories we’re told at home or at gatherings. This is especially true for Indigenous Canadians who for many decades were legally prevented from telling their stories, because of various potlatch-type laws or the trauma inflicted by residential schools."

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This is one of the 200 exceptional projects funded through the Canada Council for the Arts’ New Chapter program. With this $35M investment, the Council supports the creation and sharing of the arts in communities across Canada.