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River Dance, by Pat Myers

"It's the pickup truck of the waterways." Before six-lane highways and jumbo jets, rivers were the way to get around in Alberta. The canoe was the vehicle of choice of Aboriginal peoples and the first European explorers to set foot on Canadian soil. Famed Canadian artist Grant McConnell discusses his feelings about the spirituality of the canoe in past and present and how it is represented in his art of Western Canada.

The Birds of Alberta "An Old Friend", by Lyle Weis with an introduction by Ken Tingley.

The Birds of Alberta is a legendary trail guide and has been a travelling companion to "birders" for many generations. An Edmontonian for 20 years, writer Lyle Weis shares his opinion of the book, how it has shaped his outlook on nature and helped inspire him to write his first novel. 

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