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Dancing with our ancestors  Cover Image Book Book

Dancing with our ancestors / Sara Florence Davidson, Robert Davidson ; illustrated by Janine Gibbons.


"Experience a Haida fish camp through the delighted eyes of children as they learn from the land and from their Elders. Based on author Sara Florence Davidson's childhood memories, this illustrated story captures the joy and adventure of a Haida fish camp. Every summer, a Haida girl and her family travel up the Yakoun River on Haida Gwaii, following the salmon. While their father fishes, the girl and her brother spend their time on the land playing and learning from Tsinii (Grandfather)"--Provided by publisher.
Sara Florence Davidson transports readers to the excitement of a potlatch in Hydaburg, Alaska. This book brings the Sk'ad'a Principles to life through the art of Janine Gibbons.

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  • ISBN: 9781774920244
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations, colour map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba : HighWater Press, [2023]
Subject: Potlatch > Juvenile literature.
Indigenous peoples > British Columbia > Haida Gwaii > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
Haida > British Columbia > Rites and ceremonies > Juvenile fiction.
Topic Heading: First Nations
First Nation Communities Read

Available copies

  • 7 of 9 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.


  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library J 970.3 Davi (Text) 33294002155869 Juvenile Non-Fiction Not holdable Lost 2023-05-26

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