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Kwanlin Dün

Dǎ Kwǎndur Ghày Ghàkwadîndur—Our Story in Our Words

Winner of the BC and Yukon Book Prizes Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize

A wide-ranging story, told in many unique voices, that celebrates the values, endurance, and accomplishments of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation.

“This book documents the knowledge, wisdom, courage, strength and resiliency of our ancestors. They ensured that our languages and culture would survive to provide guidance for us and for all future generations.” —Message from Executive Council

Book Description

Dǎ Kwǎndur Ghày Ghàkwadîndur—Our Story in Our Words traces the heritage of Tagish Kwan and other people belonging to the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, from thousands of years ago to the present day. These stories, told in Tagish, Southern Tutchone, Northern Tutchone, Tlingit and English, confirm deep connections and relationships with the land and all living things, and within clans and families. This is a wide-ranging story, told by many unique voices, one that celebrates the values, endurance, and accomplishments of the Kwanlin Dün.

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BOOK DETAILS

 

  • hardcover
  • 9 x 11.25 inches
  • 312 pages
  • 978-1-77327-078-4
  • $50.00 CDN / 50.00 US
  • December 2020