Kabloona in the Yellow Kayak: One Woman's Journey Through the Northwest Passage

Paperback | January 16, 1997

byVictoria Jason

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During the summers of 1991 through 1994 Victoria Jason and two companions--Fred Reffler and Don Starkell--set out to kayak from Churchill, Manitoba to Tuktoyaktuk on the Beaufort Sea. When she set out in 1991, Victoria, already a grandmother of two, had been kayaking for only a year and was still recovering from the second of two strokes.

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A true-life story about a courageous woman's journey through the North West Passage by kayak, Kabloona in the Yellow Kayak still thrills readers. When Victoria Jason set out on her epic journey in 1991, she was already a grandmother recovering from the second of two strokes and had been kayaking for only a year. Her inspiring, honest s...

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During the summers of 1991 through 1994 Victoria Jason and two companions--Fred Reffler and Don Starkell--set out to kayak from Churchill, Manitoba to Tuktoyaktuk on the Beaufort Sea. When she set out in 1991, Victoria, already a grandmother of two, had been kayaking for only a year and was still recovering from the second of two strok...

Victoria Jason fell in love with the North while living in Churchill. After following her dream to kayak the North, she worked to reintroduce the kayak to the Innu. She toured the country sharing her experiences and adventures until illness made it impossible for her to continue. Victoria died in Winnipeg in the spring of 2000.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.95 inPublished:January 16, 1997Publisher:Turnstone Press

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ISBN - 10:0888012187

ISBN - 13:9780888012180

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A true-life story about a courageous woman's journey through the North West Passage by kayak, Kabloona in the Yellow Kayak still thrills readers. When Victoria Jason set out on her epic journey in 1991, she was already a grandmother recovering from the second of two strokes and had been kayaking for only a year. Her inspiring, honest style won Kabloona in the Yellow Kayak the McNally-Robinson Book of the Year Award.