Acclaimed author

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Award-winning First Nations children’s author Larry Loyie was at Betty’s on Saturday signing copies of three of his books: “As Long As the Rivers Flow” (featuring illustrations by Heather D. Holmlund), “The Gathering Tree,” and his latest work, “When the Spirits Dance.” Born in Slave Lake, Alta., Loyie is the brother of local resident Buddy Loyie.
—Duane Hicks photo