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Ekiuwa Aire

Ekiuwa Aire

Ekiuwa Aire is a Nigerian-Canadian, award-winning cultural connector, and author living in Ontario, Canada. She is passionate about sharing positive stories on African history with children.

Email:
contact@our-ancestories.com
City:
Oakville
Province:
Ontario
Genre:
African History, Black History, History, Children
I write professionally in the following language(s):
English

Publications

Idia of the Benin Kingdom. 2020, Our Ancestories
Njinga of Ndongo and Matamba. 2021, Our Ancestories
Imhotep of Ancient Kemet. 2022, Our Ancestories
Sunjata of the Mandé Empire. 2022, Our Ancestories

Awards

Children’s Africana Book Awards for Idia of the Benin Kingdom, 2021
Eric Hoffer Award - Honourable Mention (Children's Category) for Idia of the Benin Kingdom, 2021
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes

Equity Initiative

As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, we are committed to increasing awareness of authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability. This author identifies as:

  • Black, Indigenous, and/or racialized