New children’s book helps celebrate 250 years since Inuit-British treaty – CBC

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New children’s book helps celebrate 250 years since Inuit-British treaty – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2015241 Views

Aug 25, 2015

On the anniversary of the Labrador Inuit-British treaty, an author an illustrator have come together to release a new children’s book to celebrate.

Author Janet McNaughton and illustrator Cynthia Colosimo were behind Caubvik’s Summer, which was launched to allow young Labradorians to learn about their history.

“They wanted legacy, so more than a year ago the NunatuKavut approached me about helping them do a children’s book,” McNaughton told CBC’s Weekend AM.

“I started looking at the historical records and it was very well documented, so it would be possible to tell the story from the perspective of a small Inuit girl.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/new-children-s-book-helps-celebrate-250-years-since-inuit-british-treaty-1.3201562

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