The Snows

  • The Snows

  • Artist: Russell Wallace
  • Year: 2014
  • Duration: 5:21
  • Country: Canada
  • The music was originally commissioned by the University of Toronto back in 2000. My mother (Flora Wallace) translates the words into Ucwalmicwts. The poem is about age and tradition. The title refers to how our language is poetic in itself, to ask how old someone is we ask how many snows they are, or how many winters have they survived.

  • Accession #: 5378
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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