OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher The Lost Island short story was originally published in Emily Pauline Johnson's Legends of Vancouver (1911). These stories were adapted by Pauline Johnson from the original legends and stories recounted by Chief Joe Capilano. This recent picture book, The Lost Island, combines watercolour images created by Bulgarian artist Atanas Matsoureff with the short story. The language of the original story remains unchanged.
Legends of Vancouver by Mohawk/English writer E. Pauline Johnson (1862-1913) was first published in 1911 and has been in print ever since. Johnson retells the traditional stories she heard from Squamish Chief Joe Capilano of Vancouver. Of the fifteen short stories, fourteen are Squamish legends. These legends explain the stories behind many prominent natural features in and around Vancouver, such as the mountains known as The Lions and Siwash Rock in Stanley Park. Other stories include The Two Sisters, The Lost Island, and a Squamish Legend of Napoleon.
E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake: Collected Poems and Selected Prose edited by Carole Gerson and Veronica Strong-Boag contains a generous selection of E. Pauline Johnson's (1861-1913) poems and prose writings. This collection includes 169 poems organized chronologically into periods such as The Early Years: Beginnings to 1888; The Prolific Years: 1889-1898; Later Years: 1899-1913; and Anonymous and Pseudonymous Poems.
The Moccasin Maker is an annotated anthology of Emily Pauline Johnson's (1861-1913) short story collection first published in 1913. This University of Oklahoma Press edition is edited by A. Lavonne Brown Ruoff. It contains all of the original short stories that appeared in the original publication. The stories include: My Mother; Catharine of the "Crow's Nest"; A Red Girl's Reasoning; The Envoy Extraordinary; A Pagan in St.
Flint and Feather is a reprint of the book of verse first published by the Musson Book Company of Toronto in 1912. Emily Pauline Johnson (1861-1913) was born at Chiefswood on the Six Nations Reserve to a Mohawk father and an English mother. Johnson's writing career began in 1895 with the publication of her first book of poems, White Wampum. She went on to write additional books of verse and prose. Her career as a stage entertainer took her across Canada and United States as well as England. In her stage career she adopted her grandfather's Mohawk name, Tekahionwake.