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  • Sinixt map (folded)

    Description This beautifully illustrated 24″ x 36″ colour map represents Sinixt təmxʷúlaʔxʷ, complete with place names labeled in Sn-selxin (the Interior Salish dialect spoken by Sinixt Peoples.) The back side of this Sinixt map includes tonnes of information about Sinixt history and culture, Sn-selxin place names, and ways to connect with the Autonomous Sinixt. Created…

  • When We Are Broken: The Lake Elegy

    Description A lyric essay interswoven with stunning photographs of Kootenay Lake. Back Cover: “Part of my life’s work has been to truly understand the place where I live and the other creatures that dwell there with me. In my daily walks, I focus on the quiet, always changing occurrences of nature. Every day, I stand,…

  • Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinixt Way

    What does it look like to return from Extinction? In this book, Sinixt storytellers and knowledge-keepers Marilyn James and Taress Alexis address the reality of their living culture in the face of Canada’s bureaucratic genocide of their people, the Sinixt, in 1956. Through lively story and discussions by the authors, each chapter illuminates the Sinixt…

  • Blue Valley: An Ecological Memoir

    Description Well known novelist and young-adult writer Luanne Armstrong illuminates our understanding of what it means to belong to a place. Armstrong’s memoir about a lifetime relationship with a farm on the shore of Kootenay Lake in British Columbia is grounded in her belief that ecological restoration is dependent upon writing language back into land….