About the Author

James Raffan

James Raffan is a prolific writer, speaker, and geographer, and the author of numerous books, including the bestselling Circling The Midnight SunEmperor Of The NorthBark, Skin And Cedar; and Fire In The Bones. He has written for a variety of media outlets, including National GeographicCanadian GeographicUp HereExplore and The Globe and Mail, and produced radio and television documentaries for CBC Radio and the Discovery Channel. His work has taken him all over the world. He is an international fellow of the Explorers Club, a past chair of the Arctic Institute of North America, and a fellow and past governor of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, service for which he was awarded many medals, including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. From 2010 to 2013, he traveled through the Arctic Circle, spending time in Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Alaska, Canada, and Greenland, as he researched and wrote on culture and climate change in the North. He lives in Seeley’s Bay, Ontario. Visit him at JamesRaffan.ca or follow him on Twitter @raffjam.

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Bark, Skin And Cedar

Bark, Skin And Cedar

Reflections on the Canoe in the Canadian Experience
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Circling The Midnight Sun

Circling The Midnight Sun

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Fire In The Bones

Fire In The Bones

Bill Mason and the Canadian Canoeing Tradition
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Ice Walker

Ice Walker

A Polar Bear's Journey through the Fragile Arctic
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Tumblehome

Tumblehome

Meditations and Lore from a Canoeist's Life
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Dazed but Not Confused

Dazed but Not Confused

Tales of a Wilderness Wanderer
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Every Trail Has a Story

Every Trail Has a Story

Heritage Travel in Canada
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Canexus

Canexus

The Canoe in Canadian Culture
edited by James Raffan & Bert Horwood
illustrated by Bill Mason
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The Lure of Faraway Places

The Lure of Faraway Places

Reflections on Wilderness and Solitude
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