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Hai Kur Mamashu Chis I Want to Tell You a Story

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ISBN-10: 1492180599

ISBN-13: 9781492180593

Edition: N/A

Authors: Cristina Zarraga, Jacqueline Windh, Jimena Saiter, Ursula Calderon, Cristina Calderon

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Hai kur mamashu chis or "I want to tell you a story," as the Yagan grandmothers used to refer to their story-telling, is a journey through the landscape of the Yagan of old: a unique culture, rich in character, customs and beliefs. These stories take place below this same sky and over these same waters, in giant voyaging canoes and around eternal fires and on immense mountains. A landscape which has always been open to the passage of humankind...Mamashu chis is the time when birds used to be humans, perhaps also the time before there was an understanding of all that exists, of even ourselves. The stories from these times - myths, legends and beliefs - bring us closer to the core of human…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/20/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Jacqueline Windh is a photojournalist, geologist and outdoorswoman who has published her images and articles in many magazines, including BBC Wildlife, Adventure Kayak, Wavelength Paddling Magazine and Beautiful BC. She lives in Tofino, BC.