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For My People: Awacha Nay

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“Awacha náy! This is the way it was,” the old man finished as he always did, and the village’s children replied an excited, “Íi,” as they always did.

But for Asku, the future Patisapatisháma chief, the words stuck in his throat. As long as he could remember Asku had experienced vivid visions from Saigwan, an ancestor chief from the time when the Ice and Speartooth were mas
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Paperback, 422 pages
Published April 6th 2015 by At the foot of the mountains
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Stefany
Apr 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Loved this historical fiction book! Very interesting read. I learned a lot about these Pacific Northwest tribes and the way they lived. Well written and easy to read.
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Mar 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
For my People: Awacha Nay is a story of the land around what is now the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United states. It starts during what is assumed to be the last ice age where early aboriginal people are trying to survive in desperate environmental conditions. These scenes act as flashbacks to a time just prior to European contact, and tell the story of a leader of one tribe, fighting against everything to provide for his people. Witnessing these events is the main character ...more
Lenora Good
Apr 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was asked to read and review this book by the author, and furnished a book in exchange for an honest review.

It is obvious Ms. Ennis did a tremendous amount of research, and she is a great teller of stories. I enjoyed this book from the first chapter to the end, and was sorry it had to end.

This story takes place in the Northwest, along the Columbia River, before the Europeans arrived. It is well written and absolutely fascinating, especially the 'vision' scenes where Asku, the hero of the book
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