Join UNBC's First Nations Centre in The Gathering Place (Rm 5-123) for the book launch of: A Dance Through the Seasons, written by Leona Prince and illustrated by Carla Joseph.
You'll have the opportunity to meet both Leona Prince and Carla Joseph where they'll discuss their collaboration and the story behind the book.
All UNBC students, staff, faculty and the Prince George community are invited to attend this free event.
Leona Prince is a Dakelh woman from the Lake Babine Nation and Nak’azdli and belongs to the Likh Tsa Mis Yu Clan. She is a descendant of Stiche and Chief Kwah. She is the mother of three amazing children and is a passionate award-winning educator.
In 2017, she was awarded the Alumni of the Year award for Professional Excellence by the Alumini Association of UNBC, her alma mater. She also received an Indspire Award for Educational Leadership at the 2018 Guiding the Journey Educator Awards.
Carla Joseph is a Cree artist from Prince George, B.C. Carla received her key to become artist in residence at the Prince George Community Arts Council in 2016. She went on to win Art Battle in 2016 and 2018.
She does have her own very unique style in which many people look forward to experiencing. She loves the way she makes people feel with her art. It inspires her to continue with her gift. Carla loves to challenge herself by taking on many different projects that can be seen around her home community.
For information about the event: Beverly Best, Manager, Aboriginal Student Engagement
UNBC First Nations Centre | 250-960-5517