Stones and switches
 

Stones and switches
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

1994
Book > Fiction
Creators
Simon, Lorne Joseph
Contributors
Simon, Roger, Marshall, Teresa
Description
"Stones and Switches takes the reader into the world of the Micmacs during the depression era - a world where beautiful legends and terrible spiritual powers meet; a world where a hard-working people struggle against poverty, racism and lethal epidemics; a world where one sensitive, young man, caught by events, questions the idea of free will and is tempted to do something - even something wrong - in order to assert his will"-- publisher's website

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ISBN
0919441688
Contents

Ch.1. Caught in an invisible net. -- ch. 2. Tiny moccasins. -- ch. 3. Witchery of the worst kind. -- ch. 4. The second coming. -- ch.5. A basket full of peril. -- ch.6. Traplines of the mind. -- ch. 7. An exact measure of honey. -- ch. 8. Empty baskets. -- ch. 9. Superstition and resolution. -- ch.10. Judgement day. -- ch. 11. Power reclaimed. -- ch. 12. One last test. -- Pronunciation guide for Micmac words.
Notes
First Nations author - Micmac; Big Cove Reserve, New Brunswick.
Includes a pronunciation guide for Micmac words and a glossary.
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