Native American Authors
Sterling is a member of Nlakapamux First Nation of the Interior Salish. She received her PhD in Education from the University of British Columbia in 1997.
Awards and Honors
Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Prize for My Name is Seepeetza, 1993
Online resources by or about Shirley Sterling:
Grad reveals wisdom in elders’ storytelling
Author: Gavin Wilson
Description: An article written in November of 1997 about Sterling for UBC Reports, a publication of the Public Affairs department at the University of British Columbia.
Seepeetza Revisited: An Introduction to Six Voices
Author: Shirley Sterling
Description: This was written by Sterling for Educational Insights, a peer-reviewed electronic journal of graduate student research published by the Centre for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of British Columbia.
Books by Shirley Sterling:
Sterling, Shirley. My name is Seepeetza
Vancouver : Douglas and McIntyre, 1992.
Sterling, Shirley. Quaslametko and Yetko : Two grandmother models for contemporary native education pedagogy
Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, 1995.
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