The Raven S Tail

Author: Cheryl Samuel
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 9780774843188
Size: 14.98 MB
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To produce this book, Cheryl Samuel travelled to Leningrad, Copenhagen, and London to examine the six robes in Europe. She also studied the robes housed in museums in Canada and the United States. In 1985, she reconstructed Chief Kotlean's robe, using information she had gathered from her study of the actual robes and Tikhanov's paintings. In the process, she resurrected an old weaving style no longer used by the Native people on the northern coast. Through her extensive and careful research, Cheryl Samuel makes an important contribution to the knowledge of early Indian weaving.

Ravens In Winter

Author: Bernd Heinrich
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781476794563
Size: 19.95 MB
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Presents a detailed investigation into the feeding behavior of ravens during four winters in Maine and comes up with several unexpected conclusions.

The Ravens

Author: Tomas Bannerhed
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 9781847658579
Size: 17.63 MB
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The fields at Raven Fen yield barely enough for Agne and his family to live on, and his young son Klas can only watch as despair consumes his father. While Klas dreams of migrating birds - of escape - Agne imagines his crops devoured by insects never seen in Sweden, predicts endless cycles of storm and drought, hears only the ceaseless crowing of the ravens - and obsesses over the day when his son will take on his burden of toil. But it is Sweden, it is the 1970s, and Klas can't accept the life his father has chosen for him. Caught between loyalty to his father and fear of his apparent destiny, Klas takes solace in nature, with the cuckoos, curlews and lapwings, far from the tormented world of Raven Fen. And as his father, like his father before him, falls deeper into madness, Klas begins to wonder if he himself might be insane.

Raven Tails

Author: Beth Denholm
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1537527223
Size: 17.22 MB
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A black dog named Raven is adopted from an animal shelter. Raven meets a black bird and tells him the story of how her unusual tail saved her, gave her a home and her name. The bird likes the story, but not the name, because he is a real raven. What will happen when the two ravens and their tails tangle in an argument over their names?


Author: Jon Nelson
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1770706089
Size: 15.10 MB
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Quetico Park in northwestern Ontario celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2009. Long-recognized as a gem among parks, Quetico contains some of the largest stands of old-growth red and white pine in Canada , as well as a diversity of fascinating lichens, carnivorous plants in specialized habitats. The author presents an insightful look into Quetico’s natural history as he examines the adapations that have allowed moose, white-tailed deer, wolves and other mammals to survive. The human history of the park is also explored, beginning with the Objiwa living there when the area was designated as a park, followed by accounts of trappers, loggers, miners, park rangers, and poachers. Beginning with the retreat of the glaciers, the author combines his thorough research into Quetico’s long and varied history with the threads of his own extensive involvement with the park. The result is a splendid tribute to a very special place.