Okanagan Women’s Voices Syilx and Settler Writing and Relations, 1870s to 1960s

Theytus BooksSKU: 9781926886527

Author:
Jeannette Armstrong
Grade Levels:
Adult Education, College, University
Nation:
Syilx Okanagan
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
464
Publisher:
Theytus Books
Copyright Data:
2021

Price:
Sale price$32.95

Description

Okanagan Women’s Voices Syilx and settler writing and relations, 1870s to 1960s is written by Jeannette Armstrong, Syilx Okanagan, a fluent speaker and teacher of the Nsyilxcn Okanagan language and a traditional knowledge keeper of the Okanagan Nation, and edited by Janet MacArthur and Lally Grauer. This book is about the writing and relations between Syilx women and settler women, largely of European descent, who came to inhabit the British Columbia southern interior from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries.

Okanagan Women’s Voices features the writing and stories of seven women: Susan Moir Allison (1845-1937), Josephine Shuttleworth (1866-1950), Eliza Jane Swalwell (1868-1944), Marie Houghton Brent (1870-1968), Hester Emily White (1877-1963), Mourning Dove (1886-1936) and Isabel Christie MacNaughton (1915-2003). Photographs and maps.

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