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Medicine Walk

Franklin Starlight is living on a farm in British Columbia, Canada, with his guardian as Richard Wagamese's Medicine Walk opens. Frank, as he is called, makes a trip over the mountains to Parson's...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2021 11:11 pm UTC

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Medicine Walk

In the most literal way, the purpose of Eldon and Franklin's walk is to take Eldon to the ridge where he will be buried. A heavy drinker for many years, Eldon is dying of liver failure and realizes...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2021 11:19 pm UTC

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Medicine Walk

In Medicine Walk, storytelling is seen as a means of connecting with others. Eldon prefers to keep his stories to himself, believing that the pain inherent in recalling his life's tragedies is too...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2021 2:55 am UTC

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