The Thundermaker

Bilingual edition of celebrated Mi’kmaw story from renowned artist

Mi’kmaw artist Alan Syliboy’s The Thundermaker is based on Syliboy’s spectacular mixed-media exhibit of the same name. In the book, Big Thunder teaches his son, Little Thunder, about the important responsibility he has making thunder for his people. Little Thunder learns about his Mi’kmaw identity through his father’s teachings and his mother’s traditional stories. Syliboy’s vibrant artwork brings the story of Little Thunder to vivid life.

Author Alan Syliboy

Art Alan Syliboy

Translation Lindsay R. Marshall

Size 9 x 10"

Pages 32

Made in Canada

Alan Syliboy is an internationally renowned Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq artist and social justice advocate. His work is bold and unique and is inspired by the ancient Mi’kmaq petroglyphs (rock drawings) found at various locations throughout Nova Scotia. He lives in Truro, Nova Scotia.

Nimbus Publishing is a Canadian publishing company, founded in 1978, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The company specializes in subjects relevant to the Atlantic Provinces.


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