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Prince Rupert Library 599.536 Spir (Text) 33294002090744 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780772677686
  • ISBN: 0772677689
  • Physical Description: print
    206 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Victoria, Canada : Royal BC Museum, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note: Text in English with some text in Haida and Nootka.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "An insightful collection exploring the plight, past and promise of the orca, powerful symbol of BC's wild coast and apex predator of all oceans. Spirits of the Coast brings together the work of marine biologists, Indigenous knowledge keepers, poets, artists and storytellers, united by their enchantment with the orca. Long feared in Western cultures as 'killer whales,' and respected and honoured by Indigenous cultures as friends, family or benefactors, orcas are complex social beings with culture and language of their own. With contributors ranging from Briony Penn to David Suzuki, Gary Geddes and Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, this collection brings together diverse voices, young and old, to explore the magic, myths, and ecology of orcas. A literary and visual journey through past and possibility, Spirits of the Coast illustrates how these enigmatic animals have shaped us as much as our actions have impacted them, and provokes the reader to imagine the shape of our shared future."--
Language Note:
Text in English with some text in Haida and Nootka.
Subject: Killer whale

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