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I Am Algonquin

Rick Revelle's young adult novel paints a picture of North America's Indigenous people before the arrival of European settlers.

Rick Revelle

I Am Algonquin tells the story of Mahingan, a warrior, and his family, living in what is now Ontario in the mid-1300s. An engaging and readable portrayal of indigenous life before Europeans settled in North America.

I Am Algonquin is for readers ages 12 and up.

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We were constantly struggling to have enough to eat and always battling the elements to stay warm and dry. Add the constant threat of our enemies and it was a life of never-ending vigilance...The life of the Omamiwinini was forever between life and death at any known time...


From I Am Algonquin by Rick Revelle ©2013. Published by Dundurn.

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