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Indigenous Voices – Author Elaine McArthur: Grades 1-3


Grades 1 to 3. The book Elizabeth Dances Pow-wow tells the story of a young Indigenous girl who loves to dance. Listen to author, Elaine McArthur, bring this story to life.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Date:  This online program is held on Tuesday June 21 from 1:00-1:45pm for grades 1-3

Presented in partnership with the Equity Diversity and Inclusion Network (EDIN), it is part of a series of online Indigenous-led programs for school groups  to acknowledge and celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. 

This program is conducted through Zoom.  One hour prior to the program, we will send you an email with the Zoom meeting ID.  Please ensure you have Zoom installed on your device or computer.  If you don’t have a library card, please visit to register for one.

Elaine McArthur is a Dakota/Nakota from the Ocean Man First Nation on Treaty 4 Territory. She has an Indigenous Education Degree from the First Nation University of Canada in Regina Saskatchewan. She grew up in a very traditional lifestyle, learning her culture from her parents who passed down their teachings from their ancestors. Elaine has been dancing powwow since childhood and recently returned to the dancing circle, after stepping away from it for many years after the passing of her parents.

Elaine has won the Indigenous Voices Awards for her various writings, including Elizabeth Dances Pow-wow. She has been published in different magazines and anthologies for her poetry and short stories and she has done author readings and cultural teaching events with various schools and organizations.

Elaine currently lives in Regina, Saskatchewan with her husband and dog. She values her grown children, grandchildren and strives to be a model of kindness and generosity for them.

*Registration required
21 spots available
Registration Closed


Jun 21 2022, 1:00pm - 1:45pm


Online, Zoom 4

Event Type

School Support


Multicultural, Artist and Author Talks
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