As Long as the Rivers Flow

As Long as the Rivers Flow

Book - 2002
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A look at the life and times of Cree Indian Larry Loyie of Alberta, from his fun summer of 1944 to his forcible removal from his family to a government residential school at age ten.
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2002
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill
ISBN: 9780888994738
0888994737
9780888996961
Branch Call Number: jsb Loyi *

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Mihaela_Korcinska
Sep 06, 2019

This is a book that has to be studied in school. This book is part of Canada's national cultural treasure! These kind of books have to be read in school, preserved and remembered.

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wendyfath
Apr 08, 2018

Compelling narrative, beautifully illustrated.

vpl_childrens Aug 04, 2016

This poignant story tells of a ten-year-old boy’s last summer with his Cree tribe before being sent to residential school. It is a summer of learning and adventure as Lawrence cares for an abandoned baby owl, learns to sew winter moccasins from his grandmother, picks berries and medicinal plants with his family, and even has a dramatic encounter with a giant grizzly bear. The looming prospect of residential school, foreshadowed early in the book, brings a bittersweet quality to the joyous events of summer, which are based on the author’s own experiences. Expressive watercolour illustrations beautifully depict the story

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Dixiedog2
Jan 08, 2016

As Long as the Rivers Flow by Canadian author Larry Loyie - a simple read and marginally informative. Doctor-at-Bass-Fishing! Taylor A.

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dixiedog
Jan 07, 2016

As Long as the Rivers Flow by Canadian author Larry Loyie was more about his life before entering the residential school system which was touched on late in the book. Senior Doctor-at-Bass! D. A.

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HdeBrus
Nov 05, 2015

I heard about this book while listening to CBC Radio 3 during the closing week of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, 2015. A wonderfully written story concerning our history that can be shared with young and old.

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HdeBrus
Nov 05, 2015

HdeBrus thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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