Join me at the Adaawe Indigenous Summer Market on August 26th! Embrace Indigenous pride and support Indigenous entrepreneurs. Discover unique products and buy a copy of “Gathered, Together & Connected Forever,” a beautiful children’s book that embraces the beginning of a child’s life journey.

Date & Time

Saturday, August 26th, 2023

11am – 4pm


Adaawe Indigenous Business Hub

338 Somerset Street West #1 Ottawa, ON K2P 0J9

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Gathered, Together, and Connected Forever celebrates the beginning of a child’s life journey, where family, friends, and all our relations come together to welcome new life. During this special time, the family expresses gratitude to the natural world and gives the child valuable gifts of love and support.

Recommended for ages 3-6

About the Author & Illustrator

Kendra Barberstock (Paul) is a self-published author and self-taught digital illustrator residing in Ottawa, ON. As a Mi’kmaw woman, Kendra’s artwork reflects her Indigenous culture and is inspired by nature and the people she admires.

She loves the visual arts and the feeling of connecting people to the land and helping them see the creator’s grand tapestry through an artistic lens. With a true passion for writing stories and creating illustrations, Kendra hopes to create opportunities for the whole family to learn.

Kendra is Mi’kmaw and a proud member of the Sipekne’katik First Nation.

  • Books will be available for purchase during the event.

  • Accepted forms of payment: Cash and e-transfers