6-year-old entrepreneur’s coloring book celebrates indigenous cultures

March 29, 2017

6 years old Vanae James-Bey has created a coloring book aimed at teaching young people about and to celebrate Indigenous cultures from around the world. After noticing the lack of representation of Indigenous people in children’s book, and With the help of her mother, Vanae sought to make something that created space for and also educated others about Indigenous cultures everywhere. Powerful young lady! Check out the coloring book, ‘The Indigenous Adventures of Princess Vanae’, below, and purchase a copy, here.

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