Achimoona means stories in the Cree language. This collection of 10 stories for children ages 8 and up were written by eight Native authors during a workshop in 1985. Metis author Maria Campbell has written an introduction that explains the importance of storytellers in Native cultures and their changing role. She describes the process undertaken by Jordan Wheeler, Bernalda Wheeler, Pricilla Settee, Wes Fineday, Harvey Knight, Peter Deranger, Darlene Frenette and John Cuthand to tell their stories for today's children.
First People, First Voices first appeared in 1984 as an attempt by a Faculty of Education professor to compile readings for a Native teachers literature class. The result remains relevant today. Organized chronologically, Penny Petrone presents a selection of writing and speeches by First Nations in Canada from the 1690s to the 1980s. The purpose is to show the foundation and development of the Native literary tradition in English.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Coyote U: Stories and Teachings From the Secwepemc Education Institute is a unique collection of writing from the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Territory of British Columbia. This anthology is the product of a highly successful Aboriginal Educational Program created by the partnership of the Secwepemc Cultural Education Institute and Simon Fraser University.
Gatherings Volume VI: "Metamorphosis" Manifesting and Respecting Diversity in Our Transformation, Fall 1995 is the sixth annual anthology of literary works by Native People produced by the En'owkin International School of Writing. Gatherings is the only journal of Indigenous People's writing in North America. This volume includes the poetry, short stories, and essays by 33 established and beginning writers. This excellent introduction to the literature of Native People is recommended for Native Literature courses.
Gatherings Volume V: "Celebrating the Circle" Recognizing Women and Children Restoring the Balance, Fall 1994 is the fifth annual anthology of literary works by Native People produced by the En'owkin International School of Writing. Gatherings is the only journal of Indigenous People's writing in North America. This volume explores and honours the role of women and children in restoring balance. The works of 69 established and beginning writers address the theme through poetry, song, short story and editorial.
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.