Leona Prince (Lake Babine Nation/Nak'azdli Whu'ten) and Gabrielle Prince (Lake Babine Nation/Nak'azdli Whu'ten)
Carla Joseph (Cree)
Rooted in Indigenous teachings, this picture book encourages readers to consider the ways in which they live in connection to the world around them and to think deeply about their behaviors. Addressing environmental issues, animal welfare, self-esteem and self-respect, and the importance of community, the author delivers a universal message: Be a good ancestor to the world around you. The importance of communityand the ways in which our actions have an effect on successive generations are a focus of the narrative.