Welcoming Diversity

<p align=”left”>The lovely Lucila Lontajo, a Library Technician at <a href=”http://westwood.sjsd.net/Home%20Page” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Westwood Collegiate in Winnipeg, Manitoba</a>, sent me a kind request for a variation on my <em><a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/2017/02/02/libraries-are-for-everyone/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Libraries Are For Everyone</a>&nbsp;</em>signs:&nbsp;please make a set of&nbsp;<em>Welcome&nbsp;</em>signs.</p>

<p align=”left”><strong><em>BLAMMO! So mote it be.</em></strong></p>

<p align=”left”>If you’re interested in adding languages from your community, then check out <a href=”http://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/2017/03/21/libraries-are-for-everyone-epic-templates/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>this post that contains templates</a>. Whether in Word, Publisher, Canva, or any other photo editor – you should be able to add the text on top of the image using whatever color(s) you’d like.</p>

<p align=”left”><em><em><em><strong>Thank you, Lucila, for providing me with all of these translations – especially the ones from First Nations!!!</strong></em></em></em></p>

<h4 align=”left”>English<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-english.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-5281″ src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-english.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Rose welcome sign in English featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;Ojibwe<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-ojibwe.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5282 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-ojibwe.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Orange welcome sign in Ojibwe featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;Dene<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-dene.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5283 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-dene.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Yellow welcome sign in Dene featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4>Cree</h4>

<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-cree.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5284 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-cree.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Green welcome sign in Cree featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;Michif<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-michif.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5285 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-michif.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Blue welcome sign in Michif featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;Dakota&nbsp;<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-dakota.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5286 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-dakota.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Purple welcome sign in Dakota featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;Inuktitut&nbsp;<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-inuktitut.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5287 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-inuktitut.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Rose welcome sign in Inuktitut featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;French<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-french.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5288 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-french.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Orange welcome sign in French featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4 align=”left”>Russian</h4>

<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-corrected-russian.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5338 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-corrected-russian.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Yellow welcome sign in corrected Russian featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;Chinese<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-chinese.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5290 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-chinese.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Green welcome sign in Chinese featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;Filipino<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-filipino.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5291 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-filipino.jpg?w=700″ alt=”Blue welcome sign in Filipino featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<h4 align=”left”>&nbsp;English (B&amp;W)<a href=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-english-bandw.jpg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-5292 size-large” src=”https://hafuboti.wpcomstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/welcome-english-bandw.jpg?w=700″ alt=”White with black lettering welcome sign in English featuring ten diverse library patrons holding globes | hafuboti.com” width=”700″ height=”700″></a></h4>

<p align=”left”>Just like all of my art on this blog, it is free for you to use, share, modify, remix, etc. PLUS, with my minimalist work, I ask that you do <strong>NOT</strong> put my name on it (either my legal or business name). Feel free to email me if you have any questions about this (or anything else) at [email protected]</p>

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