GII-WAH-BAH MAH SHIGAG PICTURE BOOK & VIDEO RELEASE
Congratulations to the Dauphin River First Nation on the release of Gii-wah-bah mah shigag! (I Saw a Skunk), a bilingual Anishinaabemowin and English picture book! The picture book is accompanied by a YouTube video with audio recordings provided by Elder Mary Stagg Jr. to help Anishinaabe learners.
Illustrations were created by Omani Luger, a graphic illustrator and cartoonist from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Dauphin River School’s Principal, Lalaine Tugade, led the picture book’s development. The book’s creation and distribution are made possible thanks to Dauphin River First Nation, Frontier School Division, and the Dauphin River School, with financial support from a foundation and Manitoba Heritage Grants Program. The book and video have been made possible by the Government of Canada.