Katherena Vermette is a Metis writer of poetry, fiction, and children's literature. Her first book, North End Love Songs (The Muses' Company) won the 2013 Governor General Literary Award for Poetry. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in several literary magazines and anthologies, including Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water. Her first novel The Break is a National Bestseller and a 2016 Governor General's Literary Award Finalist. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia, and lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Scott Henderson has worked as an illustrator for comics, portraiture, and advertising art. He is author/illustrator of the sci-fi/fantasy comic, The Chronicles of Era and has illustrated two comics for the Canadian Air Force's For Valour series, the bestselling graphic novel series 7 Generations, selected titles from the Tales From Big Spirit series, and the graphic novels, Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story and Eisner-award nominee, A Blanket of Butterflies. Since 1998, Donovan Yaciuk has done colouring work on books published by Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse comics, honing his craft as a part of the legendary, now-defunct Digital Chameleon colouring studio. Donovan holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from the University of Manitoba. He lives in Winnipeg, MB Canada, with his wife and daughter.
the historical content of Red River Resistance offers a
valuable perspective on a critical event in western Canadian
history. Teachers of Social Studies and Canadian History will find
it a worthwhile supplemental resource, and adolescent readers who
connected with Echo in Pemmican Wars will be interested to
see how she is faring-- "CM Association"
this informative and captivating sequel to Pemmican Wars... seamlessly brings readers back into Echo's time-traveling adventures as the teen travels to some of the most tumultuous moments in Canadian Indigenous history.-- "Booklist"
The more time I spend with this book, the more I appreciate the author's and the illustrator's & colorist's craft...Recommended--Jean Mendoza "American Indians in Children's Literature"
Selected for The best Canadian comics of 2018-- "CBC Books"
Selected for the Best Books for Kids & Teens reading list-- "The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC)"