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Judy Williams in Tsawwassen on February 25

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9780921586456-High-Slack-3DlJudy Williams, author of Clam Gar­dens, Two Wolves at the Dawn of Time, Dyna­mite Sto­ries, and High Slack, will be giv­ing a talk at the Bene­dic­tion Luther­an Church in Tsawwassen on Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 25.

Williams, who lives on Horn­by Island, has writ­ten about the col­li­sion of Euro­pean set­tler cul­ture and the First Nations they encoun­tered here. Her most recent book, Clam Gar­dens, brings to light the exten­sive prac­tice of cul­ti­vat­ing clams for har­vest in “clam gar­dens”, elab­o­rate rock struc­tures that take advan­tage of tidal pat­terns at cer­tain spots in coastal islands and inlets.

Judy’s pre­sen­ta­tion gets under­way at 7:30 pm. The Bene­dic­tion Luther­an Church is at 5575 6th Avenue in Tsawwassen. The event is being orga­nized by the Uni­ver­si­ty Women’s Club of South Delta. Admis­sion is free.