My Conversations with Canadians-FNCR18

Book*hug PressSKU: 9781771663588

Author:
Maracle, Lee
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Sto:lo
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
160
Publisher:
Book Thug
Copyright Data:
2017

Price:
Sale price$20.00

Description

My Conversations with Canadians contains 13 prose essays by esteemed author and professor Lee Maracle. From her poetry collections and novels Maracle draws from audience reactions and questions from audience members who have attended her many readings and presentations to inspire these essays. Speaking directly to her audience Maracle's words are directed to the heart of the current issues including identity, citizenship, segregation, labour, law, prejudice and reconciliation. The topics include What do I call you - First Nations, Indians, Aboriginals, Indigenous?; Appropriation; How Does Colonialism Work; Response to Empathy from Settlers; and Reconciliation and Residential Schools as an Assimilation Program. Ideal resource for senior secondary school students as well as university and adult readers. Highly recommended. My Conversations with Canadians has been selected in the Young Adult/Adult Category Longlist for First Nation Communities READ 2018. Finalist for 2018 Toronto Book Award.

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