Diversity, Family

Bright Reads For International Day Of Families

Today is International Day of Families, and it’s an excellent opportunity to celebrate your family and others across the globe. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly created this annual day “to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.”

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Diversity, Holidays

Cinco De Mayo: Lee Y Festeja

Este año, mientras nos quedamos en casa durante la pandemia Covid-19, no podemos organizar fiestas grandes de Cinco de Mayo. Sin embargo, ¡todavía podemos festejar el patrimonio mexicano de otras maneras! Busca información sobre historia o geografía mexicana; intenta en crear artesanía folklórica; escucha a música popular mexicana; o prepara algunas comidas mexicanas favoritas.

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Diversity, Interview

Spotlight: Richard Van Camp

To honor and celebrate the literary achievements of indigenous authors, I interviewed Richard Van Camp, an accomplished Dogrib Tłı̨chǫ author of the Dene nation from Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. Richard Van Camp’s beautifully written and illustrated books “Kiss by Kiss,” “We Sang You Home,” “Little You,” and “Welcome Song for Baby,” written in both English and Plains Cree, can now be found in the Caribu library.

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