Growing Up in Wild Horse Canyon explores Okanagan history by focusing on Wild Horse Canyon in Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park (south of Kelowna, BC) and its vicinity. This advanced picture book, with text by Karen Autio and illustrations by Loraine Kemp, will include natural and social history. A young Okanagan (Syilx) man on a vision quest … horses wild and tamed … fur brigades with their Syilx rangers … secret Second World War commando training: all are linked to the canyon and area. Written and Designed for young readers and for adults with reading challenges, this regional history will be of interest far beyond the Okanagan Valley.
The book will be published Fall 2018 by Crwth Press.
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