As Long as the Rivers Flow


As Long as the Rivers Flow is the story of Larry Loyie’s last summer before entering residential school. It is a time of learning and adventure. He cares for an abandoned baby owl and watches his grandmother make winter moccasins. He helps the family prepare for a hunting and gathering trip.

  • ISBN: 9780888996961
  • Author: Larry Loyie
  • 48 pages
  • Ages: 8-12


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Winner of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction.

In the 1800s, the education of First Nations children was taken on by various churches, in government-sponsored residential schools. Children were forcibly taken from their families in order to erase their traditional languages and cultures.

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Weight 0.141 kg
Dimensions 25.4 × 18.4 × 0.3 cm
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