Joel Good

Joel Good is a wood carver from the Snuneymuxw First Nation. He learned how to carve wood from his father who is a master carver and historian. All of his designs come from traditional Coast Salish stories using traditional Coast Salish colours.
Donnant-donnant
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • Cette histoire des Salish de la Côte raconte comment les aigles à tête blanche ont obtenu leur nom, les oies leur long cou et les colibris leurs plumes colorées. À chaque fois, quelque chose est échangé, quelque chose est transformé et quelque chose est perdu. C’est cela qui rend ce petit livre si intéressant.

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La Grande Couverture de mousse
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • Dans cette histoire des Salish de la Côte, pour compenser l’insolence de ses enfants envers Neige, Mère Arbre abandonne sa vie d’arbre et se transforme en une grande couverture de mousse. La couverture de mousse protège les jeunes arbres de la colère de Neige. Le respect pour la sagesse des Aînés est un thème important dans cette charmante histoire qui plaira aux lecteurs de tout âge.

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Maman, comment fait-on du poisson fumé ?
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • Dans cette histoire des Salish de la Côte, on donne des instructions étape par étape : comment ramasser le bois, attraper le saumon puis le fileter et le fumer. Le texte et les illustrations aident le lecteur à comprendre le processus et mettent l’accent sur le respect que les Salish de la Côte ont pour le cercle de la vie.

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Mom, How Do You Make Smoked Fish?
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • In this Coast Salish story, step-by-step instructions for gathering wood and catching, filleting and then smoking fish are given. The text and illustrations support the reader’s understanding of the process and emphasize the respect shown by the Coast Salish people for the circle of life.

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Pourquoi les corbeaux et les loups chassent ensemble
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • Dans cette histoire des Salish de la Côte, un louveteau est transformé en corbeau afin qu’il puisse aider sa mère à chasser pendant les longs mois d’hiver. Cette période de misère terminée, le Créateur accepte de rendre la transformation permanente. À ce jour, vous pouvez entendre la famille de loups pleurer pour dire bonne nuit au corbeau qui veille sur eux.

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Strong Stories Coast Salish Single Set
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • 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

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The Great Blanket of Moss
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • 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.

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The Great Trade
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • 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.

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Why Ravens and Wolves Hunt Together
Author: Celestine Aleck
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • 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.

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