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Why ravens and wolves hunt together  Cover Image Book Book

Why ravens and wolves hunt together / written by Celestine Aleck ; illustrated by Joel Good.

Aleck, Celestine, (author.). Good, Joel, (illustrator.).


In this Coast Salish story, a wolf pup is transformed into a raven so that he can help his mother hunt during the long winter months. When the time of hardship is over, the Creator agrees to make the transformation permanent. To this day, you can hear the wolf family calling out to say goodnight to the raven who watches over them.--summary from back cover.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771741231
  • Physical Description: 16 pages : color illustrations ; 23cm.
  • Publisher: Nanaimo, BC : Strong Nations Publishing Inc., 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
The traditional territory of the Coast Salish Nation includes the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada, and Washington State.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Grade level: 1, 2, k, p.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Celestine Aleck, Sahiltiniye descends from Snuneymuxw First Nation.
Joel Good is a wood carver from the Snuneymuxw First Nation.
Subject: Coast Salish Indians > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Reading (Primary)
Readers (Primary)
Coast Salish Indians > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > History.
First Nations.
Wolves > Juvenile literature.
Raves > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Native peoples. > Canada
Readers for new literates.
Indians of North America > Washington (State) > Juvenile literature.
High interest-low vocabulary books.
Coast Salish Indians.
Indians of North America > British Columbia > Juvenile literature.
Indigenous peoples.

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