Chiwid by Sage BirchwaterChiwid by Sage Birchwater


bySage Birchwater

Paperback | January 1, 1995

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Chiwid was a Tsilhqot'in woman, said to have shamanistic powers, who spent most of her adult life "living out" in the hills and forests around Williams Lake, BC. Chiwid is the story of this remarkable woman told in the vibrant voices of Chilcotin oldtimers, both native and non?native.Chiwid is number 2 in the Transmontanus series.
Sage Birchwater currently lives in Taklayoko, outside of Williams Lake, BC where he is a freelance writer and editor.
Title:ChiwidFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 9 × 8 × 0.35 inShipping dimensions:9 × 8 × 0.35 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:NEW STAR BOOKSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0921586396

ISBN - 13:9780921586395


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Chiwid, rumoured to be half beast and possess supernatural powers, is merely a Chilcotin woman who lives a solitary life outdoors. The majority of her existence has been out in the forests, lakes and bush of the west Chilcotin plateau, as the old people lived, breaking camp with the seasons. Discover why this enigmatic woman chose such an unusual and solitary way of life in Transmontanus 2: Chiwid, a fascinating assortment of memories of Chiwid by Chilcotin oldtimers, native and non-native.