The Water Walker

by Joanne Robertson

Other authorsJoanne Robertson (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2017



The story of a determined Ojibwe Grandmother (Nokomis) Josephine-ba Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (water). Nokomis walks to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet. She, along with other women, men, and youth, have walked around all the Great Lakes from the four salt waters, or oceans, to Lake Superior. The walks are full of challenges, and by her example Josephine-ba invites us all to take up our responsibility to protect our water, the giver of life, and to protect our planet for all generations.


Second Story Press (2017), Edition: Bilingual, 36 pages


Original language


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36 p.; 8.5 inches


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