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Pike's Portage Stories of a Distinguished Place

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ISBN-10: 1554884608

ISBN-13: 9781554884605

Edition: 2010

Authors: Morten Asfeldt, Bob Henderson

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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 1/11/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Morten Asfeldt has travelled extensively in the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. He teaches at the University of Alberta in Camrose.Bob Henderson has taught outdoor education at McMaster University for 28 years. His books include Every Trail has a Story and Nature First: Outdoor Life the Frilufsliv Way.Contributors: Peter Carruthers, Randy Freeman, Rene Fumoleau, Gwyneth Hoyle, Larry Innes, John McInnes, Brenda Parlee, David Pelly, Dave Olesen, Tina Sawchuk, Ingrid Urberg, John Wadland.

List of Maps
Prologue: "Wolf"
A Storied Trail
Pike's Portage: A Story in Deep Time
The Denesoline: Where Are All Their Stories?
On the Trail
Warburton Pike: No Ordinary Shooting Expedition
George Back: An Unsung Arctic Explorer
Anderson and Stewart: The Byways to the Barrens
Ernest Thompson Seton: On the Portage
Buffalo Jones: God's Work, But Whose God?
J.W. Tyrrell: The Man Who Named Pike's Portage
On the Trail in the Early 1900s
The Beaulieu Clan: "Unlettered People"
Guy Blanchet: A Northern Surveyor on Pike's Portage
John Hornby: An Uncommon Man
The Letter
Helge Ingstad: Inspiration for a Life of Adventure in the Land of Feast and Famine
On the Trail to the Present
Gus D'Aoust: Living a Dream on the Barrens
Roger Catling: The Last Wolf Hunter in Reliance
North of Reliance by Dave Olesen
Tnaidene Nene: The Land of the Ancestors
Selected Bibliography
About the Contributors
About the Editors