EVERSON, Rob & Andy




Author Tags: Aboriginal Authors, Kidlit & Young Adult

This book is designed to teach K'ómoks children their ancestral Kwak'wala language. The story is inspired by a lullaby sung by Chief Charles Mountain Wilson, great-grandfather of Rob and Andy Everson.

Rob Everson (pictured) is the Chief Councillor of the K'ómoks First Nation. He is also Hereditary Chief of the Gigalgam Walas Kwagut.
Rob has a Diploma in Computer Science and a Certificate in Information Technology. He lives on the K'ómoks reserve with his wife and three children.
Andy has a Master's degree in Anthropology. He is the owner of Copper Canoe, an Aboriginal language media company. He lives in Comox with his wife and two children.
BOOKS:

Willy Kalawi (translated by Gloria Cranmer-Webster, Eva Dick and Mary Everson; illustrations by Andy Everson and Dustin Klassen; lullaby song by Mary Everson) (2004 Wachiay Friendship Centre)
ISBN: 1412031567

[BCBW 2016]