Dakwäkãda Warriors

Pauls, Cole. Dakwäkãda Warriors. Wolfville, NS: Conundrum Press, 2019.

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Abstract (English)

"As a young person growing up in Haines Junction YT, artist Cole Pauls performed in a traditional song and dance group called the Dakwäkãda Dancers. During that time, Pauls encountered the ancestral language of Southern Tutchone. Driven by a desire to help revitalize the language, he created Dakwäkãda Warriors, a bilingual comic about two earth protectors saving the world from evil pioneers and cyborg sasquatches.

Pauls’ Elders supported him throughout the creation process by offering consultation and translation. The resulting work is a whimsical young adult graphic novel that offers an accessible allegory of colonialism. Dakwäkãda Warriors also includes a behind-the-scenes view into the making of the comic and a full-colour insert featuring character illustrations by guest Indigenous Canadian artists." -- Publisher's web site.

Types: Artists' publications > Artists' books ; Comic strips, graphic novels
All Contributors: Pauls, Cole (Author)
Dossier: 410 - PAULS, COLE
Collation: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9781772620412
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Wolfville, NS: Conundrum Press
Artists: Pauls, Cole
Keywords: ARTIST'S BOOK; COMICS; TAHLTAN CULTURE; INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Copyright Statement: Cole Pauls, 2019
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Document in English and in Southern Tutchone (Yukon Native Language).
Signed copy.
Contents : Dakwäkãda Warriors in Sha Catcher -- Dakwäkãda Warriors II -- Dakwäkãda Warriors III -- Dän K'e Futurism - Pin Ups -- Sketches -- Language Key.

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Deposited by: Contractuel JCT
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2019 21:27
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2019 21:31
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/31122
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