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Tihtiyas and Jean

Tihtiyas and Jean

Tihtiyas Naka Jean
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One day Tihtiyas, a twelve-year old Passamaquoddy girl, sees a huge bird approaching the shore. As the bird comes nearer, she is flabbergasted, as he realizes it is a boat! Through Tihtiyas’s eyes, we take part in the great adventure of the French as they prepare for and spend their first winter on Muttoneguis Island (Saint Croix). Among them is a twelve-year-old boy, with whom Tihtiyas will make friends.

Neqt kisq, Tihtiyas, nisankukotone Pestomuhkati pilsqehsis, nomihtum kci sips skuwye. Cokahk nomihtu oposuloq. Sapute Tihtiyas apskapu witanahkewakon Polecomon lawsu Mehtonuwekoss puniw. Mawiw nisankukotone skinuhsis, nata Tihtiyas witapehkamal.

Authors: Nathalie Gagnon & Donald Soctomah
Illustrator: Naomi Mitcham
Language: Trilingual (English, French & Mi’kmaq)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bouton d’or Acadie
Publishing Date: August 1st, 2011
# of Pages: 34