Published on March 18, 2014
Birth of a BoomTM Stories of Saskatchewan Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Volume 3 in the Birth of a BoomTM Series Indie Ink Publishing
The BOOM Series: Celebrating Saskatchewan Success
“ ” I want every one of our students to have a book like this; but it needs to be one with role models they can recognize… It is essential they have the absolute knowledge that they, too, can do this. --Randell Morris, former president, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology (2010)
Editorial Objectives & Criteria Objectives of the Book: PRIMARY: To create a high-quality, highly engaging, inspirational and educational book for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students. SECONDARY: To create a high-quality, highly engaging book to promote Saskatchewan Aboriginal entrepreneurship and economic development success beyond provincial borders that can be used by the Aboriginal community, tourism, government and business. Criteria: 1. Diversity of communities, bands, geographical regions of province. 2. Inclusion of a mix of both Aboriginal & Metis stories. 3. Balance of gender. 4. Variety of entrepreneurial business categories represented.
The Book Structure/Content Dedication to Randell Table of Contents Introduction Foreword Six chapters: Individual entrepreneur profiles Six chapters: Community development profiles “Boom boxes”: Sidebar mini-profiles through book on up and coming young entrepreneurs Promotional pages for Program Partners & Educational Partners Index
The Book’s Authors NICOLE CALIHOO ANNE LAZURKO JACQUELINE WOODS
Cost & Benefit Budget Need $130,000. Indie Ink to contribute $20,000 in- kind in project management fees. Require $110K to pay writers, designer, photographer and for printing, sales and distribution costs. If successful, book may also be reprinted for commercial sale. Benefit 10,000 books to be printed High quality soft cover, roughly 200 pages Books will be given to selected graduating class members of participating educational partner institutions (2015-16) Books will be donated to all public, high school and band school libraries across province Supporting partners will receive copies to gift
Production Schedule Milesone Date Funds Committed By April, 2014 Authors Conducting Research/Interviews Summer, 2014 Authors Writing Fall, 2014 Design/Photography Fall, 2014 Book Editing December, 2014 Manuscript to Designer for layout January, 2015 Layout to Printing February, 2015 Book Printed March, 2015 Books Ready for Launch April-May, 2015 (Spring/Summer Convocations; Fall Convocations for some institutions)
How can you be involved? We’re looking for… Financial Support Corporate partners who believe in project’s value Looking for ways to align with company values and programs Opportunities for community gifting presentations of books connected with subjects of the books, etc. Educational partners (SIAST, Wilson Centre/U of S, SIIT currently on board) Sharing news about the book with networks
Thank you! Suzanne Paschall CEO & Editor in Chief Henry Dyck Sales, Birth of a Boom Megan Evans Marketing & Sales Director
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