E–book/E–pub [Pemmican Wars] by Katherena Vermette


Janae (Blacktop, fOok is very short and decompressed This was an interesting way to present history and I hope the next issueocuses on Echo herself Scott B Henderson is a solid illustrator His work is eatured prominently across the indigenous graphic novel spectrum Unfortunately I thought Vermette s storytelling was a little lacking I wanted to know about spectrum Unfortunately I thought Vermette s storytelling was a little lacking I wanted to know about main character Echo Why is she at a new highschool Why is she estranged rom her mother Why doesn t she know much about her Metis culture The book was very short and if some of these background details were included it would have beefed up the page count I m looking orward to Volume 2 Highwater Press does uality work I picked this up through indigenous book distributor wwwgoodmindscom They have an exhaustive catalogue of indigenous books Echo Desjardins has just started at a new school where she is struggling to it in In her history class after an initial lecture on the Metis she inds herself transported to another time on the Metis she inds herself transported to another time place unsure of what happened and what it means or her This is the Why Diets Make Us Fat first volume in a series it definitely piued my interest and I m curious to see where it goes in theutureI received access to this title via NetGalley in exchange Dont Hex with Texas (Enchanted, Inc., for an honest review. D experiences the perilous and *bygone era of the Pemmican Wars Pemmican Wars is theirst graphic novel in a new *era of the Pemmican Wars Pemmican Wars is the irst graphic novel in a new A Girl Called Echo by Governor General Award–winning writer and author of Highwater Press’ The Seven Teaching Stories Katherena Vermette. Tory things most people don t KNOW MUCH ABOUT EVEN WITHIN A much about even within a or within one s own culture things not typically taught in mainstream history courses or in History textbooks used in schools cf Everything They Never Taught Me in History ClassI liked the artwork of scott henderson in this comic and i liked Henderson in this comic and I liked the many wordless pages which surprised me Usually history comics make the mistake of including too many words and the result is an illustrated history The effect of the ewer words here is to create emotional resonance both in the historical scenes and in Echo s present life I m not sure this is a great comic Everyday life in medieval times for story or art but I like it There s lots of information in appendices so I can imagine this being used in schoolsThis is the second comic I have readocused on M tis *history the irst is the carefully researched comics biography Louis Riel by *the irst is the carefully researched comics biography Louis Riel by about the controversial M tis leader Wars https The story of a uiet oster kid starting in a new high school Her history teacher is teaching them about the Pemmican Wars and about Echo s people the Metis I like how the story is mainly told by the artwork I also liked how Echo s reading transports her back in time to the time she s learning about The Ee’s lecture Echo inds herself transported to another time and place a bison hunt on the Saskatchewan prairie and back again to the present In the Dead Giveaway following weeks Echo slips back andorth in time She visits a Métis camp travels the old ur trade routes an. ,


Pemmican Wars A Girl Named Echo is a Canadian comic a very thin irst volume in a comics Series About A Girl Named about a girl named Desjardins who is of M tis descent The M tis of Canada are of mixed First Nations and European ancestry Echo *is in Nope foster care as her mother is in au specified careacility She s going to a *in Rejected Rejected Rejected foster care as her mother is in au specified careacility She s going to a school and blocks everything out there through the music in her headphones She s also disconnected to her own history but a cool History teacher just beginning a unit on the Pemmican Wars 1812 21 transports her to the nineteenth century and a time when different peoples in Canada Listening: The Last Poems of Margaret Avison fought to the death overood Over the right to Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life in and Out of Jazz free trade access to bisonishing rights Trade and Buck: A Memoir food politicsPemmican is a concentrated nutritiousood originated with Northern American First Nations peoples combining at and protein usually bison or elk meat but it could be anything and any mixture Often includes berriesEcho is transported through History class to the Saskatchewan prairie on a bison hunt and learns of the struggles between the Northwest Company and the Hudson Bay Company Ethnic struggles class struggles a struggle or self determination of survival I liked this comic about what Howard Zinn would call People s His. Echo Desjardins a 13 year old Métis girl adjusting to a new home and school is struggling with loneliness while separated rom her mother Then an ordinary day in Mr Bee’s history class turns extraordinary and Echo’s life will never be the same During Mr Pemmican Wars