Immerse yourself in the welcoming atmosphere of the Mohawk Fair as you connect with the author and illustrator, learn about her inspirations, and engage in conversations about the rich traditions and stories that have shaped her writing. Discover the magic of literature and cultural exchange as you celebrate the power of storytelling at this community event.

Date & Time

September 8, 2023

9:00am – 6:00pm

September 9, 2023

9:00am – 4:00pm


1807 York Rd. Tyendinaga Territory, ON


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Kendra Barberstock’s Latest Book Release

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.

  • Book will be available for purchase at the event