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laget hiyt toxwum / Herring to Huckleberries

By ošil betty wilson
Illustrated by Prashant Miranda
Imprint: HighWater Press

Categories: Children's Fiction, Indigenous, Cooking & Food, Environment

Interest Age: 6–8
Grade: 1–3
Hardcover : 9781774921180, 44 pages, April 2025
Ebook (EPUB) : 9781774921197, 44 pages, May 2025
Ebook (PDF) : 9781774921203, 44 pages, May 2025
Expected to ship: 2025-04-15
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Join ošil and her grandparents as they harvest food along what is now called the southwest coast of British Columbia!


It’s ošil’s favourite time of year! When the seasons change and the weather grows warm, the ɬagət (herring) return to the waters of the ɬaʔəmɩn Nation, located on the southwest coast of British Columbia. ošil joins her grandparents as they harvest traditional foods provided by the sea and the land, from herrings to huckleberries. Side by side with her grandparents, she fishes, picks berries, and digs for clams. Everything tastes so good. And the best part is that there is enough for everyone to share!

Connect with the land and explore traditional Indigenous ways of gathering food in this beautifully illustrated picture book written in the language spoken in Tla’amin and English. Drawn from the childhood memories of ošil (betty wilson), this book is sure to charm readers of all ages