Pawaminikititicikiw, Wilfred Buck, is an Ininew/Cree, Knowledge and Dream Keeper of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation of Northern Manitoba. He is the author of Tipiskawi Kisik: Night Sky Star stories, and I Have Lived Four Lives, a memoir. Kitcikisik (Great Sky): Tellings That Fill the Night Sky features Indigenous Star Knowledge and is the second edition of Tipiskawi Kisik.
The stars of the Big Dipper are the focus of Kitcikisik (Great Sky) Tellings That Fill the Night Sky. In this book we hear of Mista Muskwa (Great Bear), Mikisiw Mikwun Atik (Eagle Staff), Mistatim (Horse) and Ocik (Fisher). Cree and Cree syllabics, images, diagrams, constellation maps, original artwork are included in Kitcikisik.
Publisher: Indigenous Education Press
Paperback, 96 pages