Salmon Boy: A Legend of the Sechelt People (Paperback)

Salmon Boy: A Legend of the Sechelt People By Donna Joe, Charlie Craigan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Donna Joe, Charlie Craigan (Illustrator)
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Simple and compelling First Nations drawings illustrate this dynamic story that teaches respect for the environment and describes the life cycle of the salmon.

About the Author

Donna Joe is a member of the Sechelt Indian Band on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. As a child she used to go fishing with her mother and father, Marjorie and Cyprian August. In 1953 she began attending residential school and went on to complete a Bachelor of Education at the University of British Columbia (NITEP). She went on to earn a master's degree and found work with the Sechelt School District and Sechelt Indian Band as Supervisor of shashishalhem (the Sechelt language). Donna and her husband Vern have three children and five grandchildren. Charlie Craigan was born in Sechelt in 1969. His natural artistic talent began showing itself when he was still a Grade 5 student at Sechelt Elementary and was further developed while working with local carvers Arnold Jones and Jamie Jeffries. He is a member of the Sechelt Indian Band and resides in Sechelt.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780889711662
ISBN-10: 0889711666
Publisher: Nightwood Editions
Publication Date: September 21st, 2001
Pages: 24
Language: English
Series: Legends of the Sechelt Nation