Sawyer, (Frederick) Don(ald)

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SAWYER, (Frederick) Don(ald)

SAWYER, (Frederick) Don(ald). American/Canadian, b. 1947. Genres: Children's fiction, Education, Young adult fiction, Adult non-fiction, Novels. Career: High school teacher, Musgrave Harbour, Newfoundland, 1970-72; Michigan State University, East Lansing, Institute for International Studies in Education, research assistant, 1972-73; high school teacher, Lytton, BC, 1973-75; Spallumcheen Indian Band, Enderby, BC, Adult Basic Education Program, coordinating teacher, 1976-78; Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, faculty associate in charge of North Okanagan Native Teacher Education Program, 1978-80, instructor, 1981-82; Okanagan University College, Salmon Arm, BC, instructor in adult basic education, 1980-88, 1992-, dept chair and coordinator of West African development projects; Native Education Services Associates (consulting firm), principal, 1981-; Ministry of Advanced Education and Job Training, curriculum project leader, 1983-84, 1986; Native Adult Education Resource Centre, Salmon Arm, curriculum director, 1988- 92. Publications: Tomorrow Is School and I Am Sick to the Heart Thinking about It, 1979, as Tomorrow Is School, 1984; (with H. Green) NESA Activities Handbook for Native and Multicultural Classrooms, vol. 1, 1984, (with A. Napoleon) vol. 2, 1990, (with W. Lundberg) vol. 3, 1993; Where the Rivers Meet, 1988; Donna Meets Coyote, 1988; Adventures with Miss Flint, 1993; The Buckle, Crocodiles & Rivers, Frozen Tears (3 novels for beginning adult readers), 1997; Grampa & the Four Brothers, 1998; More Adventures with Miss Flint, 2000. Address: Box 2653, Salmon Arm, BC, Canada V1E 4R5. Online address: [email protected]