Cloudwalker (Northwest Coast Legends)

Cloudwalker (Northwest Coast Legends) by Roy Henry Vickers, Robert Budd 1550176196 9781550176193
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Cloudwalker, describing the creation of the rivers, is the second in a series of Northwest Coast legends by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd. Their previous collaboration, Raven Brings the Light (2013), is a national bestseller.

On British Columbias northwest coast lies the Sacred Headwaters--the source of three of British Columbias largest salmon-bearing rivers. These rivers are the source of life for all creatures in the area. But what gave life to the rivers themselves?

Astace, a young Gitxsan hunter, is intent on catching a group of swans with his bare hands. He is carried away by the birds powerful wings and dropped in the clouds. With only a cedar box of water Astace wanders the clouds, growing weaker, stumbling and spilling the contents. When he finally returns to earth he discovers lakes, creeks, and rivers where there were none before. The Gitxsan rejoice at having him home, and name the new river they live alongside Ksien--juice from the clouds.

Roy Henry Vickers vibrant artwork, including 18 new prints, accompany this new retelling of an ancient story--readers of all ages will be captivated.

Author: Roy Henry Vickers, Robert Budd

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 40

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

Publication Date: 2014-05-24

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