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  • Canadian Women Making Music

  • Connecting the Kootenays: The Kootenay Lake Ferries

    Connecting the Kootenays: The Kootenay Lake Ferries

    Description Connecting the Kootenays: The Kootenay Lake Ferries is the authoritative history of a century of ferry service across Kootenay Lake. Historian Michael A. Cone follows the service from its genesis in 1921, when it first linked the East and West Kootenays together as part of the visionary Southern Trans-Provincial highway, right up until its…

  • Creative Lifewriting

    Creative Lifewriting: A Guidebook for Exploring Personal Memories and Family Stories

    Get started—in your own unique way—to document your memories, family histories, tales of workplace, home, friendships, spiritual life and many other topics. Steps are outlined for facilitators of groups or for individuals and 80 themes for exploration are included. Published by Kaslo Lifewriters.

  • If Home is a Place

    Polestar Press

  • Mary's Secret cover

    Mary’s Secret

    Description Shining out from glittering church icons, stained-glass windows, and classical European paintings Mary’s mysterious smile, in some way, touches all who view Her. Is it Her blessing, as we have been told? Or could it be a sweet memory still lingering on her lips that She has secreted away? This little story book tells…

  • Mother Reindeer’s Journey to the Sun: A Tribute to Mountain Caribou

    Description Discover the magic of Mother Reindeer, ladybug wishes and mountain caribou! Join Mother Reindeer on her winter solstice flight to bring warmth and light back to everyone in the north. Delight in the detail and colours found on every page of this story. Learn interesting facts about mountain caribou and see photos of wild…

  • ePub cover of Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinixt Way

    Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinixt Way (Living eBook)

    What does it look like to come back from extinction? Sinixt storytellers and knowledge-keepers Marilyn James and Taress Alexis restore knowledge of their people’s presence in their ancestral homeland in this immersive multimedia ebook. Stories are the ancestral bloodlines of the Autonomous Sinixt—what we share and pass down generationally are the memories that flow through…

  • 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…

  • Sinixt map

    Sinixt təmxʷúlaʔxʷ map (laminated)

    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…

  • The Ancestors

    The Ancestors Whisper & Shout: Vignettes and Ancestral Memories from the Kaslo Lifewriters and Friends

    Reflecting on those who came before us, from many parts of the world, the Kaslo Lifewriters, their friends and family have captured vignettes and ancestral memories. Contributors include: Sara Cush, Gwen Hale, Natalie Weeks, Clarice Caywood, Wanja Twan, Molly Semenoff, Ursula Ringwald, Debra Barrett, Barb Neelands, Cynthia Cooper, Barb Douglas, Linda Portman, Mary Stickel, Peter…

  • 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

  • The Town of Nothing

    Description The Town of Nothing is an all ages picture book that, through a series of puns on the word “nothing,” explores what wilderness contains versus what towns contain. Look for the grizzly, hidden or not, in each image. This book is a fundraiser for the Jumbo Wild! campaign (www.keepitwild.ca)

  • 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…