October 15, 2010

Rabbit and Bear Paws on laptops

From a press release:

Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws in the 21st century: One Laptop Per Child programLittle Spirit Bear Productions, publisher of the graphic novel series Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws, have licensed 10,000 graphic novel ebooks of volume one, “The Sugar Bush” (5000), and volume three, “True Hearts” (5000), to The Belinda Stronach Foundation, who is sponsoring the One Laptop Program in Canada for Aboriginal Youth ages 6-12.

Aboriginal youth is the fastest-growing population in Canada, but many do not have access to the tools they need to realize their full potential. The Little Spirit Bear Productions family is honoured to be a part of this amazing program.

For more information on the One Laptop Per Child program, please visit
Also, Little Spirit Bear Productions has released the fourth volume in the series:Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws is a fresh and funny graphic novel series for the young and the young at heart. The series is based on the Seven Grandfathers of Respect, Bravery, Love, Honesty, Humility, Wisdom and Truth and is rapidly gaining enthusiastic fans for their vibrant and entertaining images of customary traditions and oral history.

In this NEW graphic novel called Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws Vol 4: Tall Tale, Rabbit really does it this time, sticking both feet in his mouth by telling a tall tale. As Rabbit tells one tall tale after another to keep out of trouble, Rabbit's stories quickly pile up and so do the troubles of the village. Will Rabbit's tall tales be the downfall of the village, or will Rabbit realize that it takes a big person to walk the path of an honest person?

Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws Vol 4: Tall Tale is based on the Grandfather Honesty (Gwekwaadiziwin).
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Rabbit and Bear Paws in the Classroom and TVOntario Features The Voyageurs.

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