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P'Ésk'a and the First Salmon Ceremony (Hardcover)

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Description


It's the day of the first salmon ceremony, and P' sk'a is excited to celebrate. His community, the Sts'ailes people, give thanks to the river and the salmon it brings by commemorating the first salmon of the season. Framed as an exploration of what life was like for the Sts'ailes people one thousand years ago, P' sk'a and the First Salmon Ceremony describes the customs of the Sts'ailes people, an indigenous group who have lived on the Harrison River in British Columbia for the last 10,000 years. Includes an introductory letter from Chief William Charlie, an illustrated afterword and a glossary.

About the Author


Scot Ritchie is an award-winning illustrator and author with more than 50 books to his credit. His books have been translated into French, Korean, Indonesian, Polish, Finnish, Arabic and Dutch. He has worked with the National Film Board of Canada and has had his illustrations exhibited at the National Gallery of Canada. He lives in Vancouver.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781554987184
ISBN-10: 1554987180
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication Date: September 15th, 2015
Pages: 32
Language: English