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Whale People (Junior Canadian Classic)

Roderick Haig-Brown

Whale People (Junior Canadian Classic)

by Roderick Haig-Brown

  • 333 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic - Native American,
  • Historical - Canada - Pre-Confederation (to 1867),
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American,
  • Social Issues - Adolescence,
  • Social Situations - Adolescence,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9602147M
    ISBN 100613855515
    ISBN 109780613855518

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In The Whale People, young Atlin must one day succeed his father Nit-gass, a great whaling chief of the Hotsath people. The boy trains for his role with the mixture of yearning and apprehension experienced by every youth racing toward adulthood - except that in 4/5.

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“Hauntingly wise, beautifully written, and fiercely tender, People of the Whale goes between realms of animal and human, between Native and non-Native, between the radiant world as it once was and still might become.

This book is a bridge, a revelation, an open heart.”/5(40). People of the Whale may be Linda Hogan's most beautiful novel yet. The novel is set among a fictional tribe in the Pacific Northwest who decide to resume a whale hunt to secretly sell the meat to the Japanese.

I expected this book to be about the politics of whaling in the context of 4/5. Get this from a library. The whale people. [Roderick Haig-Brown; Mary Weiler] -- Story about the Indian tribes in British Columbia who hunted the giant whales of the Pacific, with much detail on customs of the West Coast Indians.

PEOPLE OF THE WHALE. by legendary hunter-seer who in times of need disappeared into the depths and “spoke with the whales, entreated them, and asked [ ] if one of them would offer itself to the poor people on land.” early on, in laying out tribal lore, and the book nicely exemplifies the difficulty of maintaining A’atsika values Author: Linda Hogan.

Saving the Gray Whale is a must-read book for whale watchers and readers interested in Mexican environmental issues. The candid tone stems from the author's travels and research in Baja, not to mention dizzying trips to Mexico City, where the labyrinths of political power stray far from by: This short book inspires and reminds this through the experience with how to train a whale, the "monster" of the sea.

The principle is exactly the same to build positive relationship with all people around you, including your co-workers, your friends, your parents, your kids, your relatives.4/5.

Winner of both a Booker Prize and Pegasus Prize for Literature, The Bone People is a work of unfettered wordplay and mesmerizing emotional complexity.

The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. The Whale Rider Witi Ihimaera. out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook.

$ Free with Audible by: The People of the Whale Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Linda Hogan.

Books similar to People of the Whale People of the Whale. by Linda Hogan. From the author of Apocalyptic Planet comes a vivid travelogue through prehistory, that traces the arrival of the first people in North America at least twenty thousand years ago and the artifacts. PEOPLE OF THE WHALE PEOPLE OF THE WHALE PEOPLE OF THE WHALE PEOPLE OF THE WHALE Then changes came.

First, large whaling ships from the south came for the whales. Whalers from Europe and the United States killed bowheads, one after another after another. Soon the whales became scarce. By the time commercial whaling ended, the whales were almost.

Get this from a library. The whale people. [Roderick L Haig-Brown] -- Young Atlin must one day succeed his father Nit-gass, a great whaling chief of the Hotsath people.

The boy trains for his role with the mixture of yearning and apprehension experienced by every youth. The whale mothers look over their young while the single leader whale—the bull whale—reminisces about his own youth so long ago, and the precious time he spent with the whale rider.

Now, so many years after their separation, the nostalgia for their time spent together cuts away at the old bull : Witi Ihimaera. Written inTHE WHALE RIDER is a deceptively short book.

Only pages long, it's a richly layered story dealing with several major social issues: family relationships, gender discrimination, generational differences, racial prejudice, loss of the cultural identity of indigenous tribes, ecological conservationism and modern man's disconnection from his spiritual by: White Whale Bookstore aims to be a community hub—a place for engagement, conversation, and sharing ideas.

We host author readings, poetry nights, writing workshops, book clubs, children’s story hour, school visits, and anything else that sounds like a good fit for our space.

People of the Whale is a book about Native American Heritage, and a book about post traumatic stress disorder. Although these are seemingly unconnected subjects, the former acts as a backdrop for one man's journey through the : Linda Hogan.

“Hauntingly wise, beautifully written, and fiercely tender, People of the Whale goes between realms of animal and human, between Native and non-Native, between the radiant world as it once was and still might become. This book is a bridge, a revelation, an open heart.” —Brenda Peterson, author of Build Me an Ark: A Life with AnimalsReviews: With a keen sense of the environment, spirituality, and the trauma of war, People of the Whale is a powerful novel for our times.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review4/5(5). People of the Whale This book came recommended to me by a friend who knew I loved ethnic history, poetry, whales, octopi and a good story.

It was based on this, and not the stars that it received that led me to it. Over lunch, my friend and I have discussed the poorer reviews. Get this from a library! The whale people. [Roderick Haig-Brown] -- Atlin, a Nootka Indian boy of the pacific Northwest went through sorrow and strict discipline to become an experienced whale hunter.

As Atlin's skill increased, he learned to use a whale chief's.Anyway, this book is about those other people, remember? Not you and me. Now, let’s have a look at these characters. Chapter 3. APATHY () Apathy: 1.

Lack of emotion or feeling. 2. Lack of interest in things generally found exciting, interesting, or moving; indifference.— The American Heritage Dictionary.

Ben Shattuck Janu AM (UTC) An idea’s been floating around for some time that whales more than chewed people -- that they swallowed them, and people Author: Ben Shattuck.