Summary: This volume is a wide-ranging survey of writing in English by Canadian Native authors. Beginning with traditional songs and works by early Native writers such as Joseph Brant and John Brant-Sero, George Copway and Pauline Johnson, the anthology turns to a selection of short stories, plays, poems, and essays by contemporary writers drawn from a wide range of peoples and nations across Canada. The editors have also attempted to showcase a diversity of opinions, voices,
Summary: This volume is a wide-ranging survey of writing in English by Canadian Native authors. Beginning with traditional songs and works by early Native writers such as Joseph Brant and John Brant-Sero, George Copway and Pauline Johnson, the anthology turns to a selection of short stories, plays, poems, and essays by contemporary writers drawn from a wide range of peoples and nations across Canada. The editors have also attempted to showcase a diversity of opinions, voices, and styles. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Oxford Canada Published: 03/28/2005 International: No
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NOTE: * indicates new author; # indicates new selection Acknowledgements Preface Traditional Songs - Inuit Orpingalik: My Breath Aua: Magic Words Nakasuk: Magic Words Ivaluardjuk: Song of the Girl Who Was Turning into Stone Netsit: Dean Man's Song Traditional Orature - Southern First Nations Song for Medicine Hunting Traditional History of the Confederacy Song for the Burning of the White Dog Joseph Brant 1742-1807 Mohawk Letter Condolence Speech George Copway 1818-1869 Ojibway A Word to the Reader The Life of Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh Catherine Soneegoh Sutton 1822-1865 Ojibway Letter 26 *Ghandl c. 1851 In His Father's Village, Someone Was Just About To Go Out Hunting Birds E. Pauline Johnson 1861-1913 Mohawk The Cattle Thief Shawdow River The Corn Husker The Song My Paddle Sings We-hro's Sacrifice John Brant-Sero 1867-1914 Mohawk Letter Mary Augusta Tappage 1888-c. 1978 Shuswap Tyee--Big Chief The Lillooets Christmas at the Mission At Birth Martin Martin 1889-1976 Inuit We, the Inuit, Are Changing Alma Greene 1896-1984 Mohawk From Forbidden Voice: Reflections of a Mohawk Indian Harry Robinson 1900-1990 Okanagan Captive in an English Circus Marion Tuu'luq b. 1910 Inuit A Story of Starvation Alexander Wolfe b. 1927 Saulteaux The Last Grass Dance Basil H. Johnston b. 1929 Ojibway The Prophecy One Generation from Extinction Is That All There Is? Tribal Literature Rita Joe b. 1932 Micmac Today's Learning Child I Lost My Talk Micmac Hieroglyphics Shanawdithit The Lament of Donal Marshall Jr. Anthony Apakark Thrasher 1937-1989 Inuit Playing with Girls is a Sin Duke Redbird b. 1939 Chippewa I am a Canadian From We Are Metis Maria Campbell b. 1940 Metis Jacob Joseph's Justice Richard G. Green b. 1940 Mohawk The Last Raven Beth Brant (Degonwadonti) b. 1941 Mohawk A Long Story Swimming Upstream Grandmothers of a New World Buffy Sainte-Marie b. 1941 Cree Universal Soldier My Country 'Tis of Thy People You're Dying Now That the Buffalo's Gone Emma Lee Warrior b. 1941 Peigan Compatriots Annharte b. 1942 Anishnabe Coyote Trail Penumbra Raced Out to Write This Up One Way to Keep Track of Who Is Talking Coyote Columbus Cafe I Want to Dance Wild Indian Black Face #Got Something in the Eye #Exercises in Lip Pointing #Saskatchewan Indians Were Dancing #I Shoulda Said Something Political #Me Tonto Along #Dad's Zipper Thomas King b. 1943 Cherokee The One About Coyote Going West Harold Cardinal b. 1945 Cree A Canadian What the Hell It's All About Wayne Keon b. 1946 Ojibway heritage howlin at the moon for donald marshall i'm not in charge of this ritual if i ever heard #my sweet maize #the apocalypse will begin #replanting the heritage tree #back in therapy #on studying Ojibwa (the people) #on studying Ojibwa (earth mother) #on studying Ojibwa (great mystery) Jeannette C. Armstrong b. 1948 Okanagan History Lesson For Tony Sketches Indian Woman Threads of Old Memory Fire Madness Wind Woman Keepers Words Blue Against White The Disempowerment of First North American Native Peoples and Empowerment Through Their Writing Beth Cuthand b. 1949 Cree Shake 'N Bake Zen Indian He Told Me Four Songs for the Fifth Generation Post-Oka Kinda Woman Lenore Keeshig-Tobias b. 1949 Anishnabe After Oka--How Has Canada Changed? From Tickster Beyond 1992: Our Relationship John McLeod b. 1949 Mississauga The Shivering Tree Beatrice Mosionier b. 1949 Metis From April Raintree Lee Maracle c. 1950 Metis/Salish Yin Chin Sojourner's Truth Tomson Highway b. 1951 Cree The Lover Snake #Aria #The Lover Snake Alootook Ipellie b. 1951 Inuit Summit with Sedna, the Mother of Sea Beasts Waking Up Journey Toward Possibilities Walking Both Sides of an Invisible Border Margo Kane b. 1951 Saulteaux/Cree Moonlodge Duncan Mercredi b. 1951 Inninew/Cree could be anyone but i call him syd statue god shrugged and turned his back big bear kiskisin (i remember) Daniel David Moses b. 1952 Delaware The Sunbather's Fear of the Moon Inukshuk The Persistance of Songs The Line Hotel Centrale, Rotterdam Report on Her Remains Some Grand River Blues Party Favour #Witch of Niagara Ruby Slipperjack b. 1952 Ojibwa Blueberry Days *Joan Crate b. 1953 The Poetry Reading Story teller Encounter While Fishing Wife of Son of the Sea The Year of the Coyote Heirlooms Sentences: At the Culls' Loose Feathers on Stone The Fly and I and Thank You Card Louise Halfe b. 1953 Cree Pa hkahkos She Told Me Body Politics Fog Inside Mama Stones Idylwyld Crow My Ledders for Omeaso The Heat of My Grandmothers Sharron Proulx-Turner b. 1953 a horse's nest egg is very large Monique Mojica b. 1954 Kuna/Rappahannock From Princess Pocahontas and the Blue Spots Marilyn Dumont b. 1955 Cree/Metis Squaw Poems Let the Ponies Out Horse-Fly Blue Circle the Wagons #monuments, cowboys & indians, tin cans, and red wagons #the dimness of mothers and daughters #jig dream #Broadway #scorching #wrapping the bundle of my dream of you #throatsong to the four-leggeds *Marvin Francis b. 1955 mcPemmican PULLING FACES BNA ACTOR word drummer Armand Garnet Ruffo b. 1955 Ojiway From Grey Owl: The Mystery of Archie Belaney Poem For Duncan Campbell Scott Creating a Country #Rockin' Chair Lady #In the Sierra Blanca #On the Line #Bear #Postscript Richard Wagamese b. 1955 Ojibway From Keeper'n Me *Robert Arthur Alexie b. 1956 From Porcupines and China Dolls Paul Seesequasis b. 1958 Cree The Republic of Tricksterism *Joanne Arnott b. 1960 Wiles of Girlhood If Honour is Truth White Belly Steepy Mountains Dog Girl Verse when you Lorne Joseph Simon 1960-1994 Micmac From Stones and Switches: The Second Coming Connie Fife b. 1961 Cree Dream Driftwoodwoman #I have become so many mountains #the knowing #dear walt #speaking through jagged rock #and poem for Russell #For Matthew Shepard #Exiled #Politics #For James Byrd, Jr. #and Witnessing Drew Hayden Taylor b. 1962 Ojibway Pretty Like a White Boy: The Adventures of a Blue Eyed Ojibway Joseph A. Dandurand b. 1964 Kwantlen #dirt of the old ones #drunks, drifters, and fat robins Jordan Wheeler b. 1964 Metis A Mountain Legend Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm b. 1965 Anishnaabe kegedonce the resurrection of desire words for winter Grandmother, Grandfather Why This Woman #sturgeon #river song #desire Gregory Scofield b. 1966 Metis Nothing Sacred Ayahkwew's Lodge Promises Cycle (of the black lizard) Warrior Mask #Ochim, His Kiss #Morning in the White Room #Hunger #My Drum, His Hands #Unhinged #Wastepakawi-pisim, September, The Autumn Moon #Night Train Randy Lundy b. 1967 Geography Heal Old Man and Old Woman in the Garden Migrations She Dawn The Gift of the Hawk Bear Eden Robinson b. 1968 Haisla/Heiltsuk Terminal Avenue *David Groulx b. 1969 In the Cold October Waters Victims of Lashing Under the Hanging Sky Wouldn't We Be Fucked The Long Dance Philip Kevin Paul b. 1971 WSA'NEC' #The Bare Story of My Life #The Cost #Taking the Names Down from the Hills Richard Van Camp b. 1971 Dogrib From The Lesser Blessed #Mermaids #the uranium leaking from port radium and rayrock mines is killing us #My Fifth Step Index
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