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HighWater Press
David Alexander Robertson

David Alexander Robertson

David’s ambition to eliminate racism, sexism, and indifference inspired him to write The Life of Helen Betty Osborne, and the graphic novel series 7 Generations.

Scott B. Henderson

Scott’s many projects include work as a colourist and illustrator for comics, portraiture, advertising art, and most recently the four-book graphic-novel series 7 Generations.

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A Book Launch For Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story

With Author David Alexander Robertson and Illustrator Scott B. Henderson

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Time: Reading at 7:30 pm, Reception and Book Signing to follow
Place: McNally Robinsion Booksellers, Prairie Ink Restaurant, Grant Park Shopping Centre


A school assignment to interview a residential school survivor leads Daniel to Betsy, his friend’s grandmother, who tells him her story. Abandoned as a young child, Betsy was soon adopted into a loving family. A few short years later, at the age of 8, everything changed. Betsy was taken away to a residential school. There she was forced to endure abuse and indignity, but Betsy recalled the words her father spoke to her at Sugar Falls – words that gave her the resilience, strength, and determination to survive.

With the 7 Generations series, David Robertson and Scott Henderson burst onto the Canadian graphic novel scene with beautiful storytelling, scenes of brutal honesty, and messages of truth. With Sugar Falls they do it again, narrating a graceful and unforgettable story of resilience and power.
— Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba
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