Voyages is an exceptional book that celebrates the diversity and splendor of the twenty-seven rivers nominated to the Canadian Heritage Rivers system. Lynn Noel has assembled an impressive collection of stories that are filled with a spirit of adventure, discovery, beauty, and joy. The rivers in this book are more than flowing water, each has a unique story to tell, and each represents an important part of our Canadian heritage and identity. These rivers are the threads that bind this nation, from the Arctic Barrens to southe Ontario 's farmlands, from Newfoundland Rocky Hills to the mountains and glaciers of British Columbia. This is a perfect book for anyone who cares for or wishes to lea about, Canada's Spectacular River heritage and environment. - Don Gibson, National Manager, Canadian heritage rivers system project. The exploration of Canada's national river conservation system in its first ten years. Their spirit of place is captured in river songs, folktales, and Canadian Literature, with color photographs and hand-drawn maps.
|Publisher:||Breakwater Books Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.52(d)|
About the Author
Lynn Noel was the Director of River Programs for the Quebec-Labrador Foundation (QLF). True to the mission of her organization, Lynn has spent fifteen years integrating nature and culture in her work in heritage interpretation, first as an international volunteer with the Canadian Parks Service and since 1988 as a developer of education programs for the CHRS. She lives in Thetford Hill, Vermont, where she holds a research appointment at Dartmouth College (Class of'81) with the Dickey Institute on Arctic Studies.