These are the Stories: Memories of a 60s Scoop Survivor

Kegedonce PressSKU: 9781928120278

Author:
Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith
Grade Levels:
College, University, Adult Education
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
170
Publisher:
Kegedonce Press
Copyright Data:
2021

Price:
Sale price$22.00

Description

Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith is a Saulteaux woman from Peguis First Nation. These are the Stories I Wanted to Tell You is a memoir presented in short chapters, comprising the life of a survivor of the Sixties Scoop. Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith reveals her experiences in the child welfare system and her journey towards healing in various stages of her life. As an adult, she was able to reconnect with her birth mother. Though her mother passed shortly afterwards, that reconnection allowed the author to finally feel "complete, whole, and home." The memoir details some of the author's travels across Canada as she eventually made a connection with the Peguis First Nation in Manitoba.

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