Chapter 5 Small Number and the Salmon Harvest
Small Number is a young boy who gets into a lot of mischief. He lives in a small village by the water with his mother and father. It is a crisp autumn day and Small Number is helping his father to prepare the nets for tomorrow’s salmon harvest. “There is a school of salmon by Straight Line Beach. We need to set our net in the morning while the tide is still high,” says Small Number’s father...
This story was written by Veselin Jungic (SFU) and Mark MacLean (UBC)
The illustrations were created by Simon Roy and Jess Pollard
The French translation was completed by Audrey Venner
The Halq'eméylem translation was completed by Xotxwes
The Hul'q'umi'num' translation was completed by Ruby Peter (Sti’tum’aat)
The Huu-ay-aht translation was completed by Benson Nookemis from the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Nation
The Squamish translation was completed by X̱elsílem Rivers
The Tla’amin translation was completed by Betty Wilson
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