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When We Had Sled Dogs

  • Author Name: Ida Tremblay and Miriam Korner
  • Publisher: Your Nickel's Worth Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • ISBN: 9781988783390

About the Book

When We Had Sled Dogs: A Story from the Trapline -- acimowin ohci wanihikiskanakh takes readers young and old on a journey into the past when dog teams were part of the traditional way of life in Northern Saskatchewan. Inspired by Elder Ida Tremblay's childhood memories, and told in English with Woodland Cree words and phrases, the story follows the seasonal cycle of trapline life.

About the Author

Miriam Körner, originally from Germany, is a writer, photographer and wilderness guide. She lives in a small cabin surrounded by her sled dogs near La Ronge, Saskatchewan. When she is not exploring the vast wilderness of Canada's Far North by dog team or canoe she writes about her adventures - real and imagined ones - for children and young adults.

2020 Book Awards