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I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven
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Sep 25, 2011

it was amazing

This is one of the most powerful novels of the First Nations people I have ever read. The natives of Kingcome, where the novel is set, agree with this assessment. Surprisingly, it was written by a female American journalist who spent only 5 weeks living in Kingcome. Her imagination was captured by a report about Eric Powell, an Anglican priest who was sent to teach the natives in Kingcome but, by his own report, instead learned much from them about the peace that their culture brings to them—and could bring to him. Eric Powell still lives in the Islands, and has contributed his recipe for Apricot and Lemon Grass-stuffed Salmon to the BC Salmon Fisheries’ cookbook…. Which is a fun little tidbit to have…
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September 25, 2011 – Shelved

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