An anthology of Canadian native literature in English
Walter C. Koerner Library

1992
Book > Anthology, Fiction, Poetry
Contributors
Moses, Daniel David, Goldie, Terry

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ISBN
0195408195
Contents
Traditional songs. Inuit. My breath / Orpingalik -- Magic words / Aua -- Magic words / Nakasuk -- Song of the girl who was turning into stone / Ivaluardjuk -- Dead man's song / Netsit -- Traditional orature. Southern First Nations. Fragment of a song -- Song for medicine hunting -- Canadian medicine song -- Traditional history of the confederacy -- Song for the burning of the white dog -- Chief's song -- A prayer before whaling -- Letter ; Condolence speech / Joseph Brant (Mohawk) -- A word to the reader ; The life of Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh / George Copway (Ojibway) -- Letter / Catherine Soneegoh Sutton (Ojibway) -- The cattle thief ; Shadow River ; The corn husker ; The song my paddle sings ; We-hro's sacrifice / E. Pauline Johnson (Mohawk) -- Letter / John Brant-Sero (Mohawk) -- Tyee - Big Chief ; The Lilloets ; Christmas at the mission ; At birth / Mary Augusta Tappage (Shuswap) -- We, the Inuit, are changing / Martin Martin (Inuit) -- From Forbidden voice: reflections of a Mohawk Indian / Alma Greene (Mohawk) -- When I was a child / Susan Martin (Inuit) -- An Okanagan Indian becomes a captive circus showpiece in England / Harry Robinson (Okanagan) -- A story of starvation / Marion Tuu'luq (Inuit) -- Remembering old times / Simon Arnaviapik (Inuit) -- The last grass dance / Alexander Wolfe (Saulteaux) -- The prophecy ; One generation from extinction ; Is that all there is? Tribal literature / Basil H. Johnston (Ojibway) -- Today's learning child ; I lost my talk ; Micmac hieroglyphics ; Shanawdithit ; The lament of Donald Marshall / Rita Joe (Micmac) -- Playing with girls is a sin / Anthony Apakark Thrasher (Inuit) -- I am a Canadian ; From We Are Metis / Duke Redbird (Chippewa) -- From Halfbreeed / Maria Campbell (Metis) -- The last raven / Richard G. Green (Mohawk) -- Coyote learns a new trick ; A long story / Beth Brant (Mohawk) -- Universal soldier ; My country 'tis of thy people you're dying ; Now that the buffalo's gone / Buffy Sainte-Marie (Cree) -- Compatriots / Emma Lee Warrior (Peigan) -- Coyote Trail ; Penumbra ; Moon Bear ; Hooker Moon ; A woman's fish-hook story ; Pretty tough skin woman ; Powwow light company ; Upbraid ; Raced out to write this up ; One way to keep track of who is talking / Annharte (Anishnabe) -- Inside me ; To bless a child before the name ; Quiet ; Around the world in a big trout ; A windigo ; Cannibal woman / Ron Geyshick (Ojibway) -- The one about Coyote / Thomas King (Cherokee) -- A Canadian What the hell it's all about / Harold Cardinal (Cree) -- heritage ; howlin at the moon ; south wheel ; for donald marshall ; smoke nd thyme ; i'm not in charge of this ritual ; if i ever heard ; day break run / Wayne Keon (Ojibway) -- History lesson ; Stome age ; Mary Old Owl ; Dark Forests ; The disempowerment of first North American native peoples and empowerment through their writing / Jeannette C. Armstrong (Okanagan) -- From April Raintree / Beatrice Mosionier (Metis) -- The shivering tree / John McLeod (Mississauga) -- After Oka - how has Canada changed? ; He was a boxer when I was small ; Running on the March wind / Lenore Keeshig-Tobias (Anishnabe) -- Yin Chin ; Sojourner's truth / Lee Maracle (Metis/Salish) -- Summit with Sedna, the mother of sea beasts ; Waking up ; Journey toward possibilities ; Walking both sides of an invisible border / Alootook Ipellie (Inuit) -- From The Rez Sisters ; The lover snake / Tomson HIghway (Cree) -- Moonlodge / Margo Kane (Saulteaux/Cree) -- The sunbather's fear of the moon ; Inukshuk ; The persistence of songs ; A shaman song predicting winter ; Paper ; Aren't you tired of fire ; The letter ; Snow is not paper ; The line ; King of the raft / Daniel David Moses (Delaware) -- Blueberry days / Ruby Slipperjack (Ojibwa) -- From Princess Pocahontas and the blue spots / Monique Mojica (Kuna/Rappahannock) -- George McCormick, Montreal, 1913 ; A trappers trade is to kill ; Annie Espaniel, 1923 ; Why I write ; Archie Belaney, 1930-31; Archie Belaney, 1935 ; How do you know? / Armand Garnet Ruffo (Ojibway) -- Lasalle, Quebec ; Lock and load ; Apologies to Elijah Harper ; The death of John Wayne / Thom E. Hawke (Anishnahbe) -- Pretty like a white boy: the adventures of a blue eyed Ojibway / Drew Hayden Taylor (Ojibway) -- From Inside out / James Tyman (Metis) -- Hearse in snow / Jordan Wheeler (Metis)
Notes
Includes index.
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