Sadly, most people don’t know about all the worlds our own solar system has out there. Sadly, none of the Underworld-themed KBOs were nominated this year, mainly because we already looked at them in the previous blog post (here). Which Kuiper Belt Object is associated with the strangest way to pick a culture’s leaders? Motu Nui, the island a mile off the coast of Easter Island where champions had to swim to retrieve the first seasonal tern egg.I apologize for this post’s length, but that’s actually the point. Foreground: birdman petroglyphs at the top of the steep sea cliff.I will announce an official launch in Ottawa (and hopefully Toronto) soon, and I’m currently lining up other readings at literary events. Theytus is also working on an electronic version of the book, and hopefully that will be available not long after the hard copy.This has been my greatest creative endeavour thus far.All five books are deserving of praise and each stands on its own merit, I cannot emphasize this enough.However, as I read each book through the lens of the one book that can break down barriers – that can challenge stereotypes, illuminate issues, open minds and change perspectives – I felt not all responded in equal measure to this year’s Canada Reads challenge.The free high-resolution photo of woman, flower, love, bouquet, gift, romantic, gesture, fashion, clothing, wedding, bride, present, flowers, ceremony, dress, happy, tulips, bouquet of flowers, symbolic , taken with an unknown camera 01/22 2017 The picture taken with The image is released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0.
Published by Theytus Books and edited by the wonderfully brilliant Adeena Karasick, the story follows four young siblings from an Anishinaabe community as they try to rewrite their family’s legacy of tragedy.
The islanders found a way to stop this warfare by picking one ruler over the island each year.
It’s called and was a strange contest dedicated to Makemake. In the springtime (September in the southern hemisphere) the candidates would select their champions.
Credit: Alejandra Edwards License: CC BY-SA 3.0 ) was a god of the Rapa Nui culture that lived on Easter Island in the south Pacific.
Around the 1600’s, the island was deforested by over-use and wars erupted over the dwindling resources.