There was a poem to each of them and the Popes thank you said he noted the reference to him.
She has travelled across North America and foreign countries such as China discussing her work. She left home when she became a teacher but soon returned to teach near home.
Christie moved to Prince Rupert, British Columbia in 1958 where she wrote a series of dramas on First Nations topics for the CBC.
This author soon found her true talent in writing childrens stories and books.
The couple would have three sons and seven daughters.
Although she did not have much in the way of formal education, Amelia was well read in the literature of the time and she enjoyed corresponding with family members and keeping a diary. She would leave for the next generations a well written detailed portrait of wel-to-do 19 century family life. Christie arrived in British Columbia with her Irish family in 1908.
In 1983 she earned the Alberta Culture Writing for Youth Award and in 1988 she won the R. She worked at the local Public Library and then decided to earn her diploma in libraries at the University of Toronto.
In 1998 Christie received the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding literary career. After this in her mid fifties she decided to try her hand at a work of fiction. In 1820 shortly after her father's death she relocated to Kingston, Upper Canada (Now Ontario) to live with family. called to her and she that in the province until 1945. Doris became involved with the Local Womens Institute and in turn in the history of her community.
Her stories were told in aboriginal settings teaching the need and respect for the balance of nature.
She has been awarded the Canadian Association of Childrens Librarians Book of the Year Award for Ravens Cry in 1966, and in 1976 for Mouse Woman and the Vanished Princesses.
In 1975 she received the Vicky Metcalfe Award for her writingse Ryerse.
Born February 1798 Port Ryese, Upper Canada (Ontario) Died London, Ontario March 19, 1882.