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Animals of the Salish Sea (BB) , 2016
  • Explore the Salish Sea through the First Nations and Native An art of 13 Coast Salish artists and Musqueam, Coast Salish author Melaney Gleeson-Lyall.



    This beautiful and colourful 32-page book offers teachings about the Animals of the Salish Sea! Perfect for all ages!

$10.00

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Granny and I Get Traditional Names
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • In this Coast Salish story, told in the voice of a young girl, she describes how she and her Granny get ready for their naming ceremony. When the special day arrives, the Longhouse fills with people who will witness and celebrate the sharing of their traditional names.

$8.50

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Strong Stories Coast Salish Single Set
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • Own the Entire Set of Coast Salish Strong Stories written by Celestine Aleck!

    Included is one copy of the following:

    Granny and I Get Traditional Names
    Mom, How Do You Make Smoked Fish?
    Why Ravens and Wolves Hunt Together
    Taking Care of Our Mother Earth
    The Cedar Tree: The Heart of Our People
    The Great Blanket of Moss
    The Great Trade
    The Sun and the Moon

$68.00

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Taking Care of Our Mother Earth
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • In this Coast Salish story, it is explained how each family played a traditional role in taking care of our Mother Earth. From controlled burning to ethical hunting and fishing practices, the Coast Salish people were, and still are, taught by their elders to respect Mother Earth.

$8.50

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The Cedar Tree: The Heart of Our People
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • In this Coast Salish story, learn about the importance of the cedar tree to the culture and history of the Coast Salish people. Descriptions of items made from the wood and bark of this special tree are included. Also explained in the story is the protocol for harvesting cedar bark.

$8.50

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The Great Blanket of Moss
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • In this Coast Salish story, to make up for her children’s rudeness to Snow, Mother Tree gives up her life as a tree and transforms into a great blanket of moss. The moss blanket protects the younger trees from Snow’s anger. Respect for the wisdom of the elders is a theme woven throughout this delightful story that will appeal to readers of all ages.

$8.50

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The Great Trade
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • In this Coast Salish story, how Bald Eagles got their name, how Geese got their long necks and how Hummingbirds got their colourful feather coats are all told. Something is traded, something is transformed and something is taken to make this little chapter book come alive.

$8.50

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The Sun and the Moon
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • In this Coast Salish story, to help make their children happy, the sun and the moon make the difficult choice to part from each other. The Creator allows them to visit only at the time of an eclipse and at sunrise and sunset. The great love between the sun and the moon can be seen in the beauty of those times.

$8.50

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The Two Sisters
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Hardcover
, 2016
  • For the first time, Pauline Johnson’s "The Two Sisters,” a First Nations legend, is accompanied by sumptuous illustrations that showcase the splendour of the Salish Sea. The universal themes of Creation, courage, and peace run through this legend of two little girls who grow up to be courageous young women who help to bring lasting peace to their world. The story is supplemented by a reference section that will enable a reader, parent, teacher, or visitor to the coast to immerse themselves in the rich history of Coast Salish cultures.

$19.95

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Why Ravens and Wolves Hunt Together
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
, 2016
  • In this Coast Salish story, a wolf pup is transformed into a raven so that he can help his mother hunt during the long winter months. When the time of hardship is over, the Creator agrees to make the transformation permanent. To this day, you can hear the wolf family calling out to say goodnight to the raven who watches over them.

$8.50

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