Diane Silvey - Author

Diane Silvey

Diane Silvey is a member of the Sechelt Band (Coast Salish), who graduated from the University of British Columbia's Native Indian Teacher Education Program and has taught in British Columbia for 23 years.

The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada is a balanced, in-depth look at the cultures, struggles and triumphs of Canada's first peoples. Exhaustively researched and reviewed by specialists in the field, this groundbreaking book is by far the most comprehensive of its kind. The detailed illustrations, based on museum artifacts, written records of long ago and contemporary scholarship, help bring the traditional ways to life for young readers.

The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

2006 - Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Book Prize, Short-listed