GAWA, Edith




Author Tags: Aboriginal Authors

Edith Gawa taught Gitksan in the Kispiox school for many years and collaborated with Jay Powell and Vickie Jensen for Gitxsanimix for Kids (1978), a series of books that has been used in schools for the Eastern Gitksan dialect area. A chieftainess of the Frog Clan at Kispiox, she was severely injured when struck by an automobile in the late 1970s and retired from teaching.

BOOKS:

Gawa, Edith & Vickie Jensen & J.V. Powell (editors). Gitxsanimx For Kids, Workbook 4 (Kispiox: Kispiox Band, 1978).
Gawa, Edith & Vickie Jensen & J.V. Powell (editors). Gitxsanimx For Kids, Workbook 5 (Kispiox: Kispiox Band, 1978).

[BCBW 2005]