• ISBN 978-0-9783377-1-1 The People & Peaks books are a series of publications of true stories of the traditions, history and culture of an almost forgotten mountain people. These 'first person' accounts have become founding documentation about the people, past and present who lived and worked in the Canadian Rock Mountains. The description below about People & Peaks of the Panther River & Eastern Slopes is an exposé of twenty colourful mountain men and women in the Banff, Panther River and Red Deer River areas.  
  • ISBN 978-0-9783377-3-5

    The People & Peaks books are a series of publications of true stories of the traditions, history and culture of an almost forgotten mountain people. These 'first person' accounts have become founding documentation about the people, past and present who lived and worked in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. 

    People & Peaks of Willmore Wilderness Park: The Legacy Continues is the a continuation of People & Peaks of Willmore Wilderness Park: 1800s to mid-1900s. The stories are primarily in the Jasper National Park and Willmore Wilderness areas of the Canadian Rockies.

  • ISBN 978-0-9783377-0-4

    The People & Peaks books are a series of publications of true stories of the traditions, history and culture of an almost forgotten mountain people. These 'first person' accounts have become founding documentation about the people, past and present who lived and worked in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The following quote from Roger Brunt is about the first book in the series.

    "We know that Canada, especially western Canada, was pioneered by hunters, trappers and mountain people. But seldom are we provided with a modern-day, close- up view of the day-to-day lives and activities of these people, whose courage, resourcefulness and humour (often in the face of, what would be for lesser stock, overwhelming calamity) is captured here in the pages of the 
People & Peaks of Willmore Wilderness Park. 

In private correspondence, author Susan Feddema-Leonard wrote to me: “You birth your story—then begins the work of chiseling and shaping the initial thoughts, finally refining them into a work of art.” That’s exactly what Leonard has achieved, a work of art that not only brings to life in words and fine photography (much of it by Leonard herself) one of Canada’s most beautiful and little-known wilderness areas, but pays tribute to the brave folk who opened up, and now fight to preserve, the Willmore Wilderness. " Roger Brunt, Salt Spring Island

  • ISBN 978-0-9783377-2-8

    The People & Peaks books are a series of publications of true stories of the traditions, history and culture of an almost forgotten mountain people. These 'first person' accounts have become founding documentation about the people, past and present who lived and worked in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. 

    Women of Willmore Wilderness shares the written journals and photo journals of women who ventured on extended horse pack trips  in Mt. Robson Park, Jasper National Park, Willmore Wilderness Park, Kakwa Wildland Provincial Park and Kakwa Provincial Park in B.C. The journals are from 1915, 1937, 1942 to 1946 and a present day journal of the author finding and clearing the trails of yesteryear.

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    Canadian Rockies Series 13-Part, 1-Hour Boxset The Canadian Rockies Series, is a collection of stories sharing the history, culture and traditions of Alberta’s eastern slopes. The 13-part one-hour documentary series reveals the people who have lived and worked in some of the most remote regions of the Rocky Mountains.
  • “Long Road Home” is a story of a 200 kilometer, 12-day horseback expedition through the Canadian Rocky Mountains featuring the return of Mountain Métis descendants, whose forefathers were forced out of Canada’s Jasper National Park in 1909. 2011 Awards: Long Road Home was an Official Selection for the 2011 Dreamspeaker’s Film Festival.
  • “Women of Willmore Wilderness” shares the story of riding the Rockies thru time, revealing the experiences of mountain women past and present. The story reveals how their experiences in mountain culture, have deeply inspired them. 2014 Awards: Women of Willmore Wilderness was nominated for two 2014 Alberta Film & Television Rosie Awards nominations for Best Documentary (non-fiction over 30 minutes) and Best Original Musical Score (non-fiction over 30 minutes.)
  • “Ancestors Calling” shares the Mountain Métis culture through the music and stories of award-winning musician Laura Vinson; a descendent of the early voyageurs Louis Loyer and Louis Karakuntie. 2014 Awards: “BEST OF” the Jasper Short Film Festival in 2014. 2015 Awards: The Alberta Film & Television Rosie Awards nomination for Best Original Musical Score (non-fiction over 30 minutes)

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