The Water Walker is a celebration of a determined Ojibwe grandmother Nokomis Josephine and her love for water nibi. Nokomis walks to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet. She, along with other women, men, and youth, have walked around all the Great Lakes from the four salt waters, or oceans, to Lake Superior. The walks are full of challenges, and by her example Josephine challenges us all to take up our responsibility to protect our water, the giver of life, and to protect our planet for all generations. Ojibwe author and illustrator Joanne Robertson is a member of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. She continues to help water walkers through live GPS spotting to make sure the water is safe on their journeys. Joanne lives near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. This important book presents a much-needed resource about a current First Nation woman who took it upon herself to raise awareness about the importance of water for our life on earth. Illustrator Joanne Robertson compliments her texts with engaging full colour images. The book contains a glossary of Ojibwe and English terms as well as simple maps young readers will understand. This is one of the best resources from Indigenous storytellers for 2017. Highly Recommended. The Water Walker has been selected in the Children’s Category Longlist for First Nation Communities READ 2018.