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Richard Van Camp: The Spirit of Denendeh
26th July 2023 • The Root & STEM Podcast • Pinnguaq
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On this episode of the Root & STEM podcast, Richard Van Camp, shares all about his ongoing graphic novel series The Spirit of Denendeh. He begins by crediting those who contributed to the creation of the books (00:45). Richard reviews A Blanket of Butterflies, the first volume of The Spirit of Denendeh (03:20), before teasing the newly released second volume, As I Unfold You in Petals (09:59). Richard touches on including cultural themes in his books including Tłı̨chǫ Dene laws (13:16). He then explains some of the plans he has for the future of the series (17:00). Lastly, Richard explains why graphic novels shouldn't be overlooked as educational pieces (18:19).

For more on The Spirit of Denendeh, visit: Portage & Main Press