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Teachings of the Drum

Teachings of the Drum

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The drum is a special symbol in many Indigenous cultures. In this rhyming picture book, young Ren is given a handmade drum by his mother that help to teach him many things about himself and his culture. An adaptation of best-selling book, Drum from the Heart, by Indigenous author Ren Louie for ages 4-6.

Ren Louie is Nuu-chah-nulth from Ahousaht and his traditional name is Wikinanish, which translates to eldest son'. He comes from mixed Nuu-chah-nulth, African American, and Ukranian heritage. With his background in Indigenous Studies and his work as an Aboriginal Role Model in schools, he hopes to one day teach Indigenous Studies at the post-secondary level. Ren is passionate about his language and culture and enjoys learning new songs and traditional teachings from Elders and Knowledge Keepers in the Indigenous community. Born and raised on Lekwungen and WSANEC Territory in Victoria, B.C., Ren continues to live there today.

Medicine Wheel Publishing
Spring 2024
On Sale: May 01/24
Cloth | 7.86 x 8.52
20 illustrations
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Canada / Native Canadian
4 to 6

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