2022 Festival
October 17–23

33: Be A Good Ancestor (Grades 1–3)

33: Be A Good Ancestor (Grades 1–3)

All 2022 Festival Youth events can be attended in-person or viewed online. Please ensure that you select the correct ticket option during checkout.

In a cozy conversation that’s perfect for little ones, Leona Prince and Gabrielle Prince deliver a poignant and universal message rooted in Indigenous teachings: be a good ancestor to the world around you. In thought-provoking stanzas, these authors will share how our actions ripple out, and how we can positively affect the world by thinking deeply about our decisions. Sharing beautiful illustrations with a powerful call to action, this is an event that will underscore a sense of connection to our community and the world around us. Grades 1–3.

Event Participants:

Gabrielle Prince

GABRIELLE PRINCE is from the Lake Babine Nation and Nak’azdli Whu’ten and belongs to the Likh Tsa Mis Yu (Beaver) Clan. Gabrielle is presently a full-time student at the University of Northern British Columbia. She is the co-author of Be a Good Ancestor with Leona Prince, and the co-owner of Fireweed Canada Education Inc. (BRITISH COLUMBIA)

Leona Prince

LEONA PRINCE is from the Lake Babine Nation and Nak’azdli Whu’ten and belongs to the Likh Tsa Mis Yu (Beaver) Clan. She is a descendant of Chief Kwah and Stiche. Prince is an award-winning educator and the co-author of Be a Good Ancestor with Gabrielle Prince. (BRITISH COLUMBIA)