This Land is My Land

This Land is My Land

by George Littlechild


Publisher's Description (Lee & Low Books)
Through his own words and paintings, acclaimed Native artist George Littlechild takes us back in time to the first meeting between his Plains Cree ancestors and the first European settlers in North America. In This Land Is My Land, George intimately and honestly shares with readers how he discovered his Native heritage and what it means to him. He recounts the history of his people and expresses his wish to use his art to portray the wonders of his heritage, and to heal the pain of his people's history. 

Author Biography (Lee & Low Books)
George Littlechild is an internationally renowned artist from the Plains Cree Nation. His first book for Children's Book Press, This Land Is My Land (1993), was the winner of both the prestigious Jane Addams Picture Book Award, and the National Parenting Publications Gold Medal. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Resource type: Picturebook

Age recommendation: Grades 4-6

Keywords: Plains Cree, ancestors, Indigenous heritage, land, environment, land acknowledgment, Indigenous history, art, paintings

Year of publication: 2018

Publisher information: Lee & Low Books