Crow Never Dies: Life on the Great Hunt (Wayfarer) (Paperback)

Crow Never Dies: Life on the Great Hunt (Wayfarer) By Larry Frolick, Paul Carlucci (Foreword by) Cover Image

Crow Never Dies: Life on the Great Hunt (Wayfarer) (Paperback)

By Larry Frolick, Paul Carlucci (Foreword by)


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"It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds. That's why you can never kill a crow, because it lives forever. Crow never dies " -- James Itsi

For over 50,000 years, the Great Hunt has shaped human existence, creating a vital spiritual reality where people, animals, and the land share intimate bonds. Author Larry Frolick takes the reader deep into one of the last refuges of hunting societies: Canada's far north. Based on his experiences travelling with First Nations Elders in remote communities across the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, this vivid narrative combines accounts of daily life, unpublished archival records, First Nations' stories and Traditional Knowledge with personal observation to illuminate the northern wilderness, its people, and the complex relationships that exist among them.

Larry Frolick (1948-2017) travelled and worked in the Arctic from 2005 to 2017. An award-winning author, he wrote about global culture. He worked with the Gwich'in Tribal Council in Inuvik, and was Communications Officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories.

Product Details ISBN: 9781772120851
ISBN-10: 1772120855
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Publication Date: July 20th, 2016
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Wayfarer