Little People of the Dawn written by Miquansis Sapiel, and illustrated by Minsoss Sapiel-Bobadilla, is a beautiful Passamaqoddy story about a young girl who comes upon the little people. A lesson in the need to preserve our Languages and Culture.
Minquansis Sapiel (she/her/hers) is a member of the Passamaquoddy tribe from Sipayik, one of the two Passamaquoddy reservations in Maine which is a tribe that is part of the Wabanaki Confederacy. She is from the Seagull clan and grew up overlooking the Passamaquoddy Bay.
Illustrator Minsoss Sapiel-Bobadilla is a two spirit, indigenous person of the Passamaquoddy and Penobscot tribes in Maine. Minsoss grew up on and off the Passamaquoddy and Penobscot reservations located on the easternmost coast of the US. Minsoss does environmental activism as a speaker and artist.
- 36 pages
- 8.5" x 8.5"
- Grade Levels: 3, 4, 5
- Publication date: 2023
- Publisher: Black Bears and Blueberries Publishing