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Goodbye Buffalo Bay

Goodbye Buffalo Bay

by Larry Loyie, with Constance Brissenden
edition:Paperback
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age: 12 to 100
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : cultural heritage, canada, aboriginal & indigenous

Drama and humour combine in Goodbye Buffalo Bay by award-winning Cree author Larry Loyie. The sequel to the award-winning book As Long as the Rivers Flow and the award-finalist When the Spirits Dance, Goodbye Buffalo Bay is set during the author's teenaged years. In his last year in residential school, Lawrence learns the power of friendship and fi …

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First Wives Club

First Wives Club

Coast Salish Style
by Lee Maracle
edition:Paperback
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tagged : short stories (single author), marriage & family

This poignant and powerful collection of short stories provides revealing glimpses into the life experiences of an Aboriginal woman, a university professor, an activist and a single mother. With lyrical eloquence, Lee Maracle takes the reader on a deeply stirring and emotional journey that is at times humorous and heart-wrenching but not soon to be …

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Circle Game, The

Circle Game, The

Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada Revised Edition
by Roland Chrisjohn; Sherri Young & Michael Maraun
edition:Paperback
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tagged : native american

Was the residential school era a misguided feature of Canada's generous humanitarian inclinations toward Aboriginal peoples? Were the notorious brutal acts of the operators of these schools the sporadic and isolated deeds of a few malign individuals? The authors of The Circle Game shout a resounding "No!" to these and related questions, arguing tha …

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Sky Woman

Sky Woman

Indigenous Women Who Have Shaped, Moved, or Inspired Us.
edited by Sandra Laronde
edition:Paperback
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tagged : anthologies (multiple authors)

When Sky Woman fell from the upper world through a hole in the sky, earth was born. Since then, as Indigenous women, we have been resourceful, resilient and remarkable in our will to keep falling and moving forward. We fall to better ground because of the shining example of the incandescent lives of those who have gone before us. - From the introdu …

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The Gathering Tree

The Gathering Tree

by Larry Loyie, with Constance Brissenden, illustrated by Heather D. Holmlund
edition:Paperback
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : native canadian, diseases, illnesses & injuries

The Gathering Tree is a beautifully illustrated children's book about HIV/AIDS. Written by award-winning First Nations author Larry Loyie and co-author Constance Brissenden, it is a gentle, positive story of a First Nations family facing HIV. After eleven-year-old Tyler and his younger sister Shay-Lyn learn their favorite cousin Robert has HIV, the …

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Creating Community

Creating Community

edited by Renate Eigenbrod & Jo-Anne Episkenew
edition:Paperback
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tagged : native american studies

Creating Community is a special book about imagination and challenge. We know that writers try to tell us things. We know that what they tell is culturally-based. But what exactly are Aboriginal authors trying to tell us?Fifteen authors and scholars discuss Aboriginal literature in it's unique Canadian context

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DraMetis

DraMetis

Three Plays by Metis Authors
by Maria Campbell; Marie Humber Clements & Greg Daniels
edition:Paperback
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DraMétis is the first anthology to focus on the emerging discipline of Métis drama. The pieces have all been previously produced and highlight the diversity of Métis drama being written and performed in Canada.

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(Ad)dressing Our Words

(Ad)dressing Our Words

Aboriginal Perspectives on Aboriginal Literature
edited by Armand Garnet Ruffo & Greg Young-Ing
edition:Paperback
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tagged : native american

This critical anthology of essays by Aboriginal academics provides an in-depth analysis of the emerging body of literature by Aboriginal authors. The contributors study the works of their peers with an insightful understanding of the significance of contemporary literature within Aboriginal cultural paradigms.This critical anthology of essays by Ab …

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Whispering in Shadows

Whispering in Shadows

by Jeannette Armstrong
edition:Paperback
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tagged : contemporary women

The second novel by renowned Okanagan author Jeannette Armstrong traces the life of a young Native woman on a reserve who is exposed to pesticides while working as a fruit picker in the Okanagan Valley.Whispering in Shadows provides a glimpse into the complexities of the contemporary life and psyche of Aboriginal peoples. The novel conveys an impor …

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Red Blood

Red Blood

by Jack Forbes
edition:Paperback
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tagged : political

Red Blood is the first novel by Native American author Jack Forbes whose incredibly prolific writing career includes more than fifteen titles. The novel traces a young Native American man's journey through life, and consequent coming of age, as he travels all over North America seeking insights into his values, relationships, spirituality and cultu …

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Opening in the Sky

Opening in the Sky

by Armand Garnet Ruffo
edition:Paperback
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tagged : canadian

Opening in the Sky is Armand Ruffo's first collection of poetry. Drawing from his Ojibway heritage, the author explores identity, alienation, liberation, love and loss. His poems examine the violence against the Native peoples and the land. Black-and-white illustrations by Leo Yerxa are also featured in the book.

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