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Chiwid

By: Birchwater, Sage

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19012

ISBN: 0921586396

Condition: Very Good+


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... View more info

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The Legendary Betty Frank The Cariboo's Alpine Queen

By: Birchwater, Sage & Betty Frank

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Halfmoon Bay BC, Caitlin Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16901

ISBN: 189475963X

Condition: Very Good+


9 X 6.40 X 1.10 inches; 272 pages; She grew up playing on log booms and living in float houses, and at nine years old she learned to shoot a rifle and hunt game. Strong-willed and independent, Betty Frank always had a difficult time following the rules laid down by others. Rather than sit in a classroom and learn the times tables, she preferred to be out roaming the hills with her .22 rifle and bagging grouse. At an early age she dreamed of being a game guide and having ... View more info