P&P Live! Anthony Perry, MPP, MPH & Alexis C. Bunten, PhD - Keepunumuk: Weeâdchumun's Thanksgiving Story

Upcoming Event
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 2:00pm


About the Book:

In this Native American retelling of Thanksgiving, guardian spirits Weeâchumun (corn) and her sisters (beans and squash) help the newcomers grow food to sustain them.  Portrayed in soft blue and green illustrations signifying our environment, this story of the Fall Harvest focuses on how humans rely on each other and the world around them. 

About the Participating Authors:

Anthony Perry, MPP, MPH grew up in Oklahoma as a member of the Chicksaw nation and now lives in England with his wife and young children.  A graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of London, he works as a quality improvement manager in the National Health Service in England. He loves history and enjoys traveling with his family.

Alexis C. Bunten, PhD is an Alaska Native award-winning writer, media maker, consultant and educator.  Also, a graduate of Dartmouth College and UCLA, she manages the Indigeneity Program for the Bioneers Collective Heritage Institute in San Francisco.  Alexis lives in Monterey, California with her husband, daughter, cat, lizard, and three dogs. 

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Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun's Thanksgiving Story By Danielle Greendeer, Anthony Perry, Alexis Bunten, Garry Meeches, Sr. (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781623542900
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Charlesbridge - August 2nd, 2022