The Eagle Mother is the third book in the Mothers of Xsan series by author Hetxw’ms Gyetxw, Brett D. Huson, of Gitxsan Nation of the Northwest Interior of British Columbia, and illustrated by Natasha Donovan, Metis Nation of British Columbia. The Eagle Mother explores the intricate connection between eagle, the Gitxsan people, and British Columbia’s Xsan headwaters, which are also known as the River of Mists or the Skeena River. Through the life cycle of the eagle, Gitxsan words and formline art, readers return to the valley of the River of Mists to learn about Nox Xsgyaak , eagle mother, and how she cares for her eaglets in the t’uutsxw am’mal, a black cottonwood through the Gitxsan moons with the help of her mate. Textboxes with descriptive vocabulary further explain the illustrations and text. There is information about the Gitxsan Nation territory, lineage, rights and clans. Gitxsan moons and a map are also included.