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Seeds of Spring #2: A Mi'kmaq Teen Discovers Kropotkin, Punk, and Her Place in the World - Portrait of Authority

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by Christopher Coquard, Illustrated by Sacha Ravenda

Microcosm Publishing

11/2/2020, booklet

SKU: 9781648410765

 

In this innovative serial graphic novel, Naguset, a modern Canadian Mi'kmaq teenager, exchanges books and mix tapes with her pen pal, Chris. Her imagination sparks when he sends her a biography of the 19th century Russian anarchist Peter Kropotkin. The story juxtaposes Naguset's personal and political coming-of-age in her loving family home with Kropotkin's rocky upbringing in a princely palace. These two stories of eventful lives and bold hearts are interwoven with Kropotkin's theories of freedom, Mi'kmaq vocabulary and social history, and an uplifting punk soundtrack, creating a unique reading experience bound to inspire readers to think in new ways about the issues of our time.