Voices of the Elders

Voices of the Elders

Huu-ay-aht Histories and Legends

Book - 2013
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There is a special place on the southeastern shores of Barkley Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island. It is a magnificent landscape of rocky cliffs fronting onto the wild Pacific Ocean, sheltered beaches, lakes, mountains and forests. Since the beginning of time, it has been the ancestral home of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation.

Drawing directly from oral history passed down by generations of Huu-ay-aht chiefs and elders, Kathryn Bridge and Kevin Neary tell the compelling stories of the Huu-ay-aht people from their perspective. This is a fascinating glimpse into the complex and rich history of a West Coast First Nation, from creation tales and accounts of their traditional ways to the recent Maa'nulth treaty.

Publisher: Victoria, BC : Heritage House, c2013
ISBN: 9781927051948
Branch Call Number: ANF 398.208997 BRI
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Neary, Kevin

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LexiLou2
Sep 21, 2017

A really interesting compilation of stories and history that stemmed from interviews with an elder of this Nation.

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