Dipnetting with Dad by Willie SellarsDipnetting with Dad by Willie Sellars

Dipnetting with Dad

byWillie SellarsIllustratorKevin Easthope

Board Book | September 15, 2014

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BUMP, BUMP - SLAP, river sockeye salmon are pulled onto shore! Set in the beautiful landscape of the Cariboo Chilcotin region, DIPNETTING WITH DAD is a delightful and colourful story of a father teaching his son the Secwepemc method of fishing known as dipnetting. Together they visit the sweat lodge, mend the nets, select the best fishing spot and catch and pack their fish through rugged bush back to the family home for traditional preparation. In his first book, Williams Lake IndianBand member Willie Sellars captures family values, the importance of storytelling, community living and coming of age in one of BC's oldest cultures. Debut artist Kevin Easthope's contemporary and dynamic illustrations bring the characters to life as they jump off the page and pull you into their world.
Willie Sellars is a band member of the Williams Lake Indian Band (T'exelc), which is located fifteen minutes south of the city of Williams Lake, BC. Living on the reserve for the majority of his life, he has been going dip-net fishing with his dad and uncles since he was seven years old. He is currently in his second term as a Councill...
Title:Dipnetting with DadFormat:Board BookDimensions:48 pages, 8.58 × 9.84 × 0.36 inPublished:September 15, 2014Publisher:Caitlin PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927575532

ISBN - 13:9781927575536

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