Manoa, vol. 25, no. 1: Cascadia (2013): The Life and Breath of the World

Cascadia coverPresented by Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing

Celebrated at Literary Café, a night of ecology and storytelling during the Harrison Festival at the University of Fraser Valley in British Columbia. See The Cascade, 17 July 2013

Editors’ Note, ix

List of Illustrations, viii


Maps of Dreams
Hugh Brody, 1

Gary Snyder, 44

Burning the Shelter
Louis Owens, 77

The Salmon of the Heart
Tom Jay, 95

In the Shadow of Red Cedar
Wade Davis, 123

Walking Ts’yl-os, Mt. Tatlow
John Schreiber, 151

Chief Dan George, Sacred Ecology
Rob Sieniuc, 167

Nature’s Apprentice: A Meta-narrative for Aging Empires
Rex Weyler, 187

Marine Air: Thinking about Fish, Weather, and Coastal Stories
Theresa Kishkan, 203


In the Great Bend of the Souris River
Barry Lopez, 69


Among the Beautiful
Chief Dan George, 13

The Tree of Meaning and the Work of Ecological Linguistics
Robert Bringhurst, 49

Ancient Songs of Y-Ail-Mihth
Chief William K’HHalserten Sepass, 89

Writers for Clayoquot
Charles Lillard, 141

Lucky Truth
Robert Bringhurst, 197

Robert Bringhurst, 200


Two Poems
Lee Maracle, 17

Two Poems
Richard Van Camp, 21

Five Poems
Jan Zwicky, 62

Cantus for Still Water
Robert Rice, 66

Three Poems
Eve Joseph, 87

Two Poems
Mike O’Connor, 117

Two Poems
Susan Musgrave, 120

Fresh Horses
Richard Wagamese, 138

Stopping By
Robert Bringhurst, 144

The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse
Red Pine, 149

Salmon Suite
Judith Roche, 161

Six Poems with One Title
Robert Bringhurst, 173


The Laughing One: Word Sketches from Klee Wyck
Emily Carr, 25

The Sasquatch at Home
Eden Robinson, 80

Lew Welch: An Appreciation
Maxine Hong Kingston, 183

About the Contributors, 213

About the Back Cover, 219

Permissions and Acknowledgements, 222