Literary Nonfiction. Art. BABY SPEAKS SALISH is a one-of-a-kind manual created by a mother seeking to learn and share more Okanagan Salish language with her daughter than she herself was exposed to as an infant or toddler. Created for caregivers and the language curious, this book provides simple examples on how to integrate more Salish words into adult and child interactions.
Chris Maccini @ Spokane Public RadioLeAnn Bjerken @ INLANDERFeature @ SPKN ARTSStephanie Hammett @ The Spokesman ReviewDan Nailen @ Inlander
Emma Noyes is an illustrator, writer, and language learner dedicated to creating a future where Native peoples thrive and enjoy whole-person wellness through connection to culture and community. She is a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and also has Danish immigrant roots. Emma, her husband Jake LaMere, and their daughter Maren live and work in the traditional homelands of the Spokane Tribe. Emma strives to be a good tum (mother) and a good ancestor.Author City: SPOKANE, WA USA