Circling the Midnight Sun

“In the beauty, in the resilience, in the sadness, is wisdom in the North”

James Raffan
James Raffan, the former head of the Outdoor and Experiential Education unit at Queen’s University, currently works as a writer and scholar from his home in the Township of Rideau Lakes, north of Kingston, Ontario. He organizes and participates in a variety of expeditions, and he addresses live audiences across Canada and the world. His bestselling books include Summer North of Sixty, Rendezvous with the Wild, Tumblehome, Fire in the Bones, and Emperor of the North. He has written for National Geographic, Canadian Geographic, Up Here, Explore, and the Globe and Mail, and produced documentaries for CBC Radio and the Discovery Channel.

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