David Alexander Robertson

David Alexander Robertson

Biography

David Alexander Robertson is available for school-visit bookings in Calgary on April 10 and 11, 2017. His new book When We Were Alone was written for Grades K to 3, but the story, of a grandmother explaining her time in residential school to her granddaughter, and Robertson’s approach to storytelling, will appeal to students of all ages. As you know, David has also created several bestselling graphic novels (7 Generations series, the Tales From Big Spirit series, Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story, Sugar Falls, and Will I See?). He has long been an advocate for educating youth on indigenous history and contemporary issues, and has been recognized for his work in the field of indigenous education. (For further information on David Alexander Robertson and his work, please see his website: http://www.darobertson.ca.) His presentation can be customized to address the age range of your students.

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