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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 Spanish translation was completed by Christian Rosete

  • The Squamish translation was completed by X̱elsílem Rivers

  • The Tla’amin translation was completed by Betty Wilson