Sisters Learn Traditional Food: Oolichan (Pre-Order for Oct 1/22)

Harbour PublishingSKU: 9781550179927

Samantha Beynon
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six
Book Type:
Harbour Publishing
Copyright Data:
Publication Date:
Oct 1/22

Sale price$22.95


Author Samantha Beynon, whose heritage includes Nisga'a, Tsimshian, Irish and Swedish, and illustrator Lucy Trimble’s whose traditional Nisga’a name is Hlgu Maksguum Ganaaw, The House that is Always Full, is Frog Clan from the Nass Valley, with maternal roots in Gingolx, British Columbia, bring us Sisters Learn Traditional Food: Oolichan. This is a beautifully illustrated children’s book about passing down Traditional Knowledge from Nisga'a Elders to children and the sacredness of traditional foods.

Together, Samantha Beynon and Lucy Trimble have created a children’s book rich with Cultural Knowledge and Tradition that relates to their Nisga’a ancestry surrounding the oolichan fish.

With an engaging script and vibrant illustrations, young readers can learn alongside the two Nisga’a sisters as they are gifted with sacred stories from their Elders that have been passed down for many generations in the oral tradition.

A celebration of Nisga’a Language, history, and Culture, Sisters Learn Traditional Food: Oolichan also includes historical and cultural information about the oolichan fish and related Nisga’a vocabulary.

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