Howdy, I’m John Ware is a children's book about Canada's legendary Black cowboy. The story, ideal for ages 6-12, brings the real-life legend to a new generation of kids.
Despite experiencing enslavement, war and discrimination, this gifted horseman blazed a trail of kindness, becoming one of Alberta’s most loved and respected pioneer ranchers.
This 48-page full colour graphic novel also includes a timeline, maps and educators notes. It fits perfectly with the Alberta curriculum from Grades Two to Seven. Also an excellent choice for Black History Month.
Bluerock Gallery Inc. acknowledges the land in which it is is situated on as the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.