Authors, Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd.
Book Orca Chief by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd.
Thousands of years ago in the village of Kitkatla, four hunters leave home in the spring to harvest seaweed and sockeye. When they arrive at their fishing grounds, exhaustion makes them lazy and they throw their anchor overboard without care for the damage it might do to marine life or the sea floor.
When Orca Chief discovers what the hunters have done, he sends his most powerful orca warriors to bring the men and their boat to his house. The men beg forgiveness for their ignorance and lack of respect, and Orca Chief compassionately sends them out with his pod to show them how to sustainably harvest the ocean’s resources.
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ROY HENRY VICKERS is a painter, printmaker, carver, design advisor, speaker, author, and respected leader in First Nations communities. He is the recipient of the Order of British Columbia, the Order of Canada, a Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal and Honorary Doctorate of letters from York University. Vicker’s owns the Eagle Aerie Gallery in Tofino, BC, and resides in Hazelton, BC.
ROBERT BUDD (known as lucky) is the host of the CBC Radio series Voices of BC. Holding an MA in history, he has digitized many high-profile oral history collections including that of the Nisga’a First Nation. He is also the author of the books Voices of British Columbia (Douglas & McIntyre, 2014). He currently lives in Victoria, BC.
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