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  • Not Extinct, second edition

    Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinixt Way, Second Edition

    Maa Press, 2021, Second edition.

    Author/Title Info:

    by Marilyn James and Taress Alexis ; with the Blood of Life Collective

    ISBN:

    978-0-968530290, 096853029X

  • Sinixt map (folded)

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

  • When We Are Broken: The Lake Elegy

    Description A lyric essay about life and loss interwoven 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….

  • Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinixt Way, First Edition

    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…

  • The Purcell Suite: Upholding the Wild

    by KL Kivi

  • Blue Valley: An Ecological Memoir

    Description 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 east shore of Kootenay Lake in British Columbia is grounded in her belief that ecological restoration is dependent upon writing language back into land. “With…

  • The Inner Green: Exploring Home in the Columbia Mountains

    Description The Inner Green delves into the terrain of the physical, biological and human history of the Columbia Mountains. These personal and moving essays touch on both the common and rare and include explorations about the cedar bug, the source of the Salmo River, endangered mountain caribou among others. “This delightful book is about personal…

  • What Forever Feels Like: A Memoir of Johnsons Landing

    Description Ellen Burt navigates issues of family, land, love and loss with clarity and skill. Her beautiful poetic language tells the story of a family and a community within a very particular time and place. Although her book is nostalgic and often sad, it resonates with the energy that Ellen brought to her rural life,…