OOWIKAPUN or How the Gospel Reached the Nelson River Indians.

Young, Egerton R [Ryerson, 1840-1909.]

Published by London: Charles H. Kelly, 1895., 1895
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Hardcover first edition - First UK edition. Based on Young's experiences as a missionary to the natives of Rupert's Land in northern Manitoba, this story is told from the point of view of an Indian, Oowikapun, who is wounded by a bear while hunting and is looked after by a converted Christian Indian - who has a very different outlook on life from that of Oowikapun, especially in relation to the treatment of women. Includes a lot of information on on the way of life of the Indians and of the missionaries, including their travels through this vast territory by canoe or dog-train.Illustrated with full page engravings at the start of each chapter, most by H. J. Rhode and with decorative headpieces. Glossary of names. 162 pp plus 2 pp publisher's advertisements. Very good overall in very decorative brown pictorial cloth, with gilt lettering and bevelled edges (front hinge starting,). Bookseller Inventory # 52285

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Title: OOWIKAPUN or How the Gospel Reached the ...

Publisher: London: Charles H. Kelly, 1895.

Publication Date: 1895

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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