Stories of Oka

SKU: 9780887558191

Isabelle St-Amand
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Iroquois, Mohawk
Book Type:
University of Manitoba Press
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Stories of Oka:: Land, Film, and Literature originally published in French and now available in an English language edition was written by Isabelle St-Amand, an Assistant Professor in the Department of French Studies and the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Queen’s University. This University of Manitoba Press publication was issued in 2018 and comments on the treatment of the so-called 1990 Oka Crisis in terms of cinematic and literary creations and responses from Indigenous scholars and artists.The book the event, the standoff with police and military, sovereignty, documentary films, settler literary narratives, and Mohawk literary narratives. Some of the works examined include  Alanis Obamsawin’s Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance, Geoffrey York and Loreen Pindera’s People of the Pines , and At the Woods Edge: An Anthology of the History of the People of Kanehsatake. Ideal resource for understanding First Nations voices that speak out about First Nations and their commentary on current issues as well as a resource for college and university.  Highly recommended

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