Gatherings Volume Vll: Standing Ground-Strength and Solidarity Amidst Dissolving Boundaries is the seventh annual literary journal compiled by the En'owkin International School of Writing. This anthology contains the poems, stories, oratory and essays from established and emerging Indigenous writers from the Americas, Hawai'i, Aotearoa and Australia. Their words represent the beliefs and values of Indigenous Peoples as they take a stand in defense of their land, cultures, languages and nations. Their work is a celebration and acknowledgement of the strength of Indigenous Peoples worldwide.
Gatherings Volume Vlll: Shaking the Belly Releasing the Sacred Clown, Fall 1997 represents the eighth annual anthology of Native literature from the En'owkin International School of Writing. Humour is the theme for this volume and it includes poetry, short stories and personal essays by 32 established and first-time writers. These writers come from a variety of Nations in Canada and the United States. Recommended for Native Literature courses or anyone who wants to share in the healing power of humour.
Gatherings Volume lX|Beyond Victimization: Forging a Path to Celebration, Fall 1998 is the ninth annual literary anthology from the En'owkin International School of Writing. The Gatherings journal has the distinction of being the only annual journal of Indigenous People's literary writing in North America. Each year a guest editorial team compiles the submissions from established and beginning writers around a specific theme. Many students who attend the En'owkin Centre classes submit their work for inclusion. More than forty Native American writers are represented in this issue.
This title is not longer available. Gatherings Volume 3 Mother Earth Perspectives: Preservation Through Words is the third annual anthology of Native literary writings from the En'owkin International School of Writing. The rich variety of poetry, prose, story, essay, script and song lyrics was selected from established and beginning writers from First Nations across North America. The theme for this volume is the environment and the many writers express their reverence and concern for Turtle Island and all the Natural World.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Gatherings Volume 4 Regeneration: Expanding the Web to Claim Our Future, Fall 1993 is the fourth annual anthology journal published by the En'owkin International School of Writing. This is the only journal of Indigenous People's literary writing in North America. The poetry, essays and short stories from more than fifty Native writers â€œexplore heritage, define roots and provide inspiration to fight for social justice and equality.â€ Beginning and established authors contributed their works for this anthology.
Gatherings Volume X: A Retrospective of the First Decade is the tenth offering by the En'owkin International School of Writing, the only annual journal of Indigenous People's writing in North America. This anniversary volume contains the selected works of established and beginning writers whose work has appeared in the previous Gatherings volumes. These works of poetry, essay, short story and oratory come from the vast array of literary talent that resides within contemporary Native North America.
OUT OF PRINT Just Talking About Ourselves: Voices of Our Youth Volume 2 by First Nations youth of British Columbia ages 10 to 21 explores the themes of family, alcohol, friends, elders, relationships and identity in this second anthology funded through Canada's Drug Strategy. Poetry, essays, short stories and visual art express powerful viewpoints on vital contemporary issues facing all Native People. Of interest is a small section reflecting on the contributions of Native veterans. Mature themes, suitable for Intermediate to adult, especially those working with First Nations youth.
OUT OF PRINT Just Talking About Ourselves: Voices of Our Youth is a unique publication that is part anthology and part program report. The poetry, prose and artwork are the creative efforts of British Columbia Native youth ages 8 to 18. Their powerful words are primarily focussed on the devastating effects of drugs and alcohol in their Native communities. The report is an overview of programs funded through Canada's Drug Strategy in the Pacific Region from 1988-1994. Mature themes, suitable for Intermediate to adult, especially those working with First Nations youth.
An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature in English edited by Delaware playwright/poet Daniel David Moses and York University English Professor Terry Goldie has been revised in this fourth edition. The editors have added Armand Garnet Ruffo as a co-editor to this 20th anniversary edition. Ruffo has added a much-needed introduction to this 4th edition bringing this volume up-to-date. The wide-ranging survey of writing in English by Canadian Native authors features prose selections, traditional songs, short stories, plays, poems and essays.