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Legends of Grande Cache and the Yellowhead -(re: Grande Cache Region (Alta.) -- History Legends - ... Legends of Grande Cache and the Yellowhead -(re: Grande Cache Region (Alta.) -- History Legends - ...

Legends of Grande Cache and the Yellowhead -(re: Grande Cache Region (Alta.) -- History Legends - Canada)-

Deenik, Jack; Guest, Robert; Wuorinen, Richard

ISBN 10: 1550568787 / ISBN 13: 9781550568783
Editorial: Grande Cahe Historical Society, 2002
Usado Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Nessa Books (Hamilton, ON, Canada)

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---The scan you see is the book you get. Faux leather / leather hard cover, with silver lettering, headbanc, fully illustrated end papers, 216 pages filled with pen and ink drawings, a few paintings, historical photographs in b & w, & modern-day colour photos. Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition. "The time span ranges from the dinosaurs, to the prehistoric Ice-Free Corridor, down through the years of trail blazing & early native settlement, to the present day. even a few 'legends in the making' have been included, such as the popular Death Race series & the 'Passport To The Peaks." Contents include: Grande Cache: what's in a name?; The demise of the "Terrible Lizards"; When fish fly; The ice free corridor; The "Indian" spirit house; The origin of the Cree; The "Chippeway" of Jarvis Lake; Edward W. Jarvis: a visitor of note; The crafty raven; Secak: a story of courage & tragedy; The legend of Weentigo; The Grande Cache Iroquois; The Sun Traveller: Louis Callihoo (Kwarakwante); Tete Jaune: The man & the region; Exodus & the quest for land; Ewan Moberly & the great trek; How Victor Lake was named; A gathering of wolves; The corpse with the Russian gold; The golden eagles of Eagle's Nest Pass; Adolphus Moberly: The mountain man; The grizzly: king of the mountains; Adam Joachim: a man for all seasons; Vincent; Wanyandie: an Iroquois patriarch; The last of the mountain "buffalo"; The "snow eating" chinooks; The two graves of Solomon Caraconte; Kakwa: the porcupine; Big graves: story of Pierre Delorme; Mount Louis & its namesake; Thappe: the death of a patriarch; Moswa: the unpredictable moose; Washy Joe: What's in a name?; The "My-tee" bighorn sheep; The wickiup: a tipi for the mountains; The tipi: from the plains to the mountains; The typical fur or food cache; The Spanish Plague: a deadly flu; The fog walker of Copton Ridge; The gray ghosts of the Rocky Mountains; Pierre Grey: the entrepreneur; Ode to the log cabin; The pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne; "Smiling" Johnny Moyese: the local Shuswap; James Shand Harvey: adventurer; The pack rat: thief of the mountains; Fred Kvass: the man, the meadow, the mountain; Muskwa: the black bear; The almost abduction of Mildred Shaw; The eclectic life of Stan Clark; The elk relocation program; Felix Plante: The outfitter; Albert Norris: "The mayor of Muskeg"; Abandoned cabin at McDonald Flats; Fletcher Smith: trader of Grande Cache; The Unruhs from Hinton Trail; "No black, put it back"; Emma Nickerson & the gravel truck; On the Hinton Trail; The ten commandments of the trail; Excerpts from Gerry Andrews' diary; Willmore Wilderness Park: Adams; Creek Lookout; Deome Findlay: the guide with a sense of humour; To a missing burning barrel; Carcajou: the wolverine; Grizzlies in the woodlot; The legend of Casket Creek; Dry Canyon Trail; Forget-Me-Not Pass; Our local Aboriginal movie stars; The rodeos & Charming Billy; The Grande Cache dinosaur tracks; The Cree "wapiti"; Fatal plane crash at Kakwa Lake; Attach on Mount Ambler; The magic of "Granny" Joachim; The Smoky: our last wild river; The flood of '72; Fire at Corral Creek!; Willmore Wilderness Wanderers: the legend of the Golden Toenails; Passport to the peaks; Charon travels the Rockies; bibliography; Index; About the authors 8vo Oblong. N° de ref. de la librería 010162

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Título: Legends of Grande Cache and the Yellowhead -...

Editorial: Grande Cahe Historical Society

Año de publicación: 2002

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Ilustrador: Drawings & illustrations by Robert Guest; Historical photographs in b & w, modern-day colour photos & pen drawings with a few reproductions of paintings,

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: First Edition First Printing

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