Chiwid

By: Birchwater, Sage

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Only slight wear to glossy pictorial card covers. ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; Transmontanus Series 2; B&W Illustrations; 8.66 X 7.80 X 0.24 inches; 128 pages; Chiwid was a Tsilhqot’in woman, said to have shamanistic powers, who spent most of her adult life "living out" in the hills and forests around Williams Lake, BC. This is the story of this remarkable woman told in the vibrant voices of Chilcotin oldtimers, both native and non–native. "For half a century, Chiwid lived out in the forests, lakes and bush of the west Chilcotin plateau, 'the way that the old people lived', moving her solitary camp with the seasons. Said to have special powers, she kept to herself and chose to live outdoors year round."

Title: Chiwid

Author Name: Birchwater, Sage

Categories: Native Studies, Biographies & Memoirs,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 2009

ISBN Number: 0921586396

ISBN Number 13: 9780921586395

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 19012

Keywords: British Columbia Shaman Chilcotin