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Date of Birth: 1978
Graduation: 1995

David Robertson

David Robertson is more than a graphic novelist; he is a historian, an activist and a teacher. Through his work, the stories of Canada's First Nations people are being told with stark and stunning honesty. His first published work, "The Life of Helen Betty Osborne," told the story of the young Cree woman murdered in The Pas, Manitoba in 1971. The novel received excellent reviews and was installed in classrooms across the province to aid with the teaching of First Nations history. He has since published five graphic novels, all of which combat racism, stereotyping and prejudices as they examine both current political issues and crucial events in Aboriginal history in a visual format that engages young readers. "My hope is that if a youth reads this, they will want to go on and learn more", Robertson said.