Voices of the Elders: Huu-ay-aht Histories and Legends

Voices of the Elders: Huu-ay-aht Histories and Legends

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by Kathryn Bridge, Kevin Neary
     
 

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There is a special place on the southeastern shores of Barkley Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island. It is a magnificent landscape of rocky cliffs fronting onto the wild Pacific Ocean, sheltered beaches, lakes, mountains and forests. Since the beginning of time, it has been the ancestral home of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation.

Drawing directly from oral

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There is a special place on the southeastern shores of Barkley Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island. It is a magnificent landscape of rocky cliffs fronting onto the wild Pacific Ocean, sheltered beaches, lakes, mountains and forests. Since the beginning of time, it has been the ancestral home of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation.

Drawing directly from oral history passed down by generations of Huu-ay-aht chiefs and elders, Kathryn Bridge and Kevin Neary tell the compelling stories of the Huu-ay-aht people from their perspective. This is a fascinating glimpse into the complex and rich history of a West Coast First Nation, from creation tales and accounts of their traditional ways to the recent Maa’nulth treaty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781927051955
Publisher:
Heritage House
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Series:
Amazing Stories
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
2 MB

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