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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 32
Themes: Indigenous, salmon, nature, seasons, life cycle, animals
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pub Date: 27/Feb/2018
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To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life cycle it nourishes the very land and forests that the Skeena River runs through and where the Gitxsan make their home. The Sockeye Mother explores how the animals, water, soil and seasons are all intertwined.

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