One is Ne’wt, for one bear. Two is Ta’pu, for two women at the sacred fire. Counting from one to ten in English and Mi’kmaw, baby is introduced to both the ancestral language of Mi’kmaki and to Mi’kmaw culture and legend, through beautifully rendered illustrations of important animals, like turtle, bear, and beaver, to concepts integral to the Mi’kmaw world view, like the Four (Ne’w) Directions, and the Seven (L’luiknek) Mi’kmaw teachings. Features bright and detailed illustrations from celebrated Waycobah-based Mi’kmaw illustrator, Loretta Gould.


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Children and Teen, Children 0-3, Mi'kmaq, Aboriginal, Home and Family, Spirituality

Format: Board book

Dimensions: 12

ISBN: 9781771086622

SKU: NB1335

Publication Date: August 27th, 2018

Counting in Mi'kmaw / Mawkiljemk Mi'kmawiktuk