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- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 17.95
A Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt is a classic of its kind. In 1802, when he was nineteen, Jewitt signed on the brigantine Boston, which set sail from England for the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. At Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island, the ship stopped to trade furs with the native people. Days later, the... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95
From the mighty cedar of the rainforest came a wealth of raw materials vital to the early Northwest Coast Indian way of life, its art and culture. For thousands of years these people developed the tools and technologies to fell the giant cedars that grew in profusion. They used the rot-resistant wood for graceful dugout canoes to travel the coastal... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 9.99
Few people realize how simple — and safe — it is to use wild plants to make natural drinks and jams. Drink in the Wild explains how to identify, harvest, dry, and store wild plants for a variety of delicious drinks and spreadables. There are 60 recipes that include Blueberry Cordial, Sorrel Lemonade, Clover Blossom Tea, and Oregon Grape Jelly, as... more...
- D & M Publishers 2008; US$ 18.95
The Northwest Coast people devised ingenious ways of catching the different species of fish, creating a technology vastly different from that of today?s industrial world. With attention to clarity and detail, Hilary Stewart illustrates their hooks, lines, sinkers, lures, floats, clubs, spears, harpoons, nets, traps, rakes and gaffs, showing how... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 13.95
Bold, inventive indigenous art of the Northwest Coast is distinguished by its sophistication and complexity. It is also composed of basically simple elements which, guided by a rich mythology, create images of striking power. In Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast , Hilary Stewart introduces the elements of style; interprets the myths... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 11.99
Magnificent and haunting, the tall cedar sculptures called totem poles have become a distinctive symbol of the native people of the Northwest Coast. The powerful carvings of the vital and extraordinary beings such as Sea Bear, Thunderbird and Cedar Man are impressive and intriguing. In Looking at Totem Poles , Hilary Stewart describes the various... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 12.95
Through anecdotes and 200 drawings, Hilary Stewart shares her delight in discovering the small wonders of the natural world. Wandering the island?s beaches, forests and lakes, she gathers seaweeds, mushrooms and berries. Ever curious, she expands her knowledge of wild-flowers, lichens, lowly beetles and more. Her encounters with deer, bats, raccoons,... more...