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Cascadia

The Life and Breath of the World
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Univ of Hawaii Pr
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July, 2013
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9780824839369
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Stretching in a great arc from Southeast alaska to Cape Mendo -cino in California, the region known as Cascadia is home to breathtaking cultural and biological diversity. In this collection, writers, artists, and activists present the complexity and richness of the region—ancient songs of the aboriginal people, old-growth forests a thousand years old, life cycles of salmon—and the need to perpetuate them.

Cascadia: The Life and Breath of the World features poems, essays,oratory, and stories.  Illustrations are from Emily Carr's journal. Contributors include: Robert Bringhurst, Hugh Brod, Emily Carr, Wade Davis, Chief Dan George, Tom Jay, Eve Joseph, Maxine Hong Kingston, Theresa Kishkan, Charles Lillard, Barry Lopez, Lee Maracle, Susan Musgrave, Mike O’Connor, Louis Owens, Red Pine, Bob Rice. Eden Robinson, Judith Roche, John Schreiber, Chief William Sepass, Rob Sieniuc, Gary Snyder, Richard Van Camp, Richard Wagamese, Rex Weyler, and Jan Zwicky.

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