Ten First Nations, Inuit and Metis writers explore Canadian history from the Aboriginal perspective in this collection. Each examines a specific event in First Nations and Canadian history to provide unique perspectives on events that are often overlooked in standard Canadian history books. Highly readable essays by Lee Maracle, Brian Maracle, Thomas King, Tantoo Cardinal, Basil Johnston, Tomson Highway, Drew Hayden Taylor, Rachel Qitsualik, Jovette Marchessault, and Maria Campbell.
Me Funny is a recent anthology of eleven articles edited by Drew Hayden Taylor that tackle the subject of First Nations and humour. Ten writers from a variety of disciplines were selected to comment on the nature and scope of Native humour in all its forms. In the introduction, Taylor comments that Ojibwe linguist and educator, Basil Johnston, declined an invitation to contribute because he believes any analysis would most likely leave the incorrect impression for many readers. Johnston notes that a real understanding of humour for First Nations rests in their Indigenous languages.
UNAVAILABLE Literary anthology organized by Native Women in the Arts contains a selection of poetry, prose, and essay from 38 Indigenous writers. They write about Indigenous women who can be considered heroes. 10 visual art images are included. Writers represent 22 Nations including Ainu, Native Hawaiian, Dene, Cree, Ojibwe, Mohawk and Metis.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Cree journalist writes editorials for western Canadian newspapers. Some of his columns are reproduced in Tapwe (truth in Cree). Topics covered include issues facing Aboriginal Peoples in Canada: education, urbanization, social issues, justice, racism, economic, health and wellness, roles of women, and veterans.
Description will be updated soon. 10 young-adult short stories by North America's best fiction authors. The stories cover a range of themes and emotions and all relate to teenage Native American youth. Authors include Linda Hogan, Joy Harjo, Sherman Alexie, Richard Van Camp, Louise Erdrich, Joseph Bruchac, Greg Sarris, Susan Power, Cynthia Leitich Smith, and Lee Francis. Stories bring realistic Native characters to life as they experience the joys and heartaches of young adults' coming-of-age in contemporary society.
Description will be updated soon. Literature anthology includes essays, short stories, and poetry by the following authors: Kathryn Lucci-Cooper, Mary Black Bonnet, Barbara Helen Hill, Wiley Steve Thornton, MariJo Moore, Ben Geobe, Maurice Kenny, Gabriel Horn, Lee Francis, Joel Waters, Dave Stephenson, Simon J. Ortiz, Joseph Dandurand, Carol Snow Moon Bachofner, James Aronhiotas Stevens, Neil McKay, H.
Growing Up Native American: An Anthology, edited by Patricia Riley is a collection of book excerpts, essays, and short stories by twenty-two Native American and First Nations authors who write about their experiences growing up in North America. From fifteen nations these writers talk about learning English, attending residential school or boarding school, identity, cultural traditions, family, community, oppression, racism, and stereotypes.