In This Together : Fifteen Stories Of Truth And Reconciliation
 

In This Together : Fifteen Stories Of Truth And Reconciliation
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

2016
Book > Essays
Contributors
Metcalfe-Chenail, Danielle
Description
"What is real reconciliation? This collection of essays from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous contributors from across Canada welcomes readers into a timely, healing conversation--one we've longed for but, before now, have had a hard time approaching. These reflective and personal pieces come from journalists, writers, academics, visual artists, filmmakers, city planners, and lawyers, all of whom share their personal light-bulb moments regarding when and how they grappled with the harsh reality of colonization in Canada, and its harmful legacy. Without flinching, they look deeply and honestly at their own experiences and assumptions about race and racial divides in Canada in hopes that the rest of the country will do the same. Featuring a candid conversation between CBC radio host Shelagh Rogers and Chief Justice Sinclair, this book acts as a call for all Canadians to make reconciliation and decolonization a priority, and reminds us that once we know the history, we all have the responsibility--and ability--to make things better"--publisher's website.

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ISBN
9781927366448; 1927366445
Contents
Introduction / Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail -- The importance of rivers / Carleigh Baker -- Dropped, not thrown / Joanna Streetly -- Drawing lines / Erika Luckert -- Jawbreakers / Donna Kane -- This many-storied land / Kamala Todd -- The perfect tool / Zacharias Kunuk -- To kill an Indian / Steven Cooper with Twyla Campbell -- Two-step / Katherin Edwards -- Echo / Carol Shaben -- Mother tongues / Katherine Palmer Gordon -- White Aboriginal woman / Rhonda Kronyk -- Colonialism lived / Emma Larocque -- Marking the page / Lorri Neilsen Glenn -- Lost fires still burn / Carissa Halton -- From Aha to AHO! / Antione Mountain -- A conversation between Shelagh Rogers and the Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair.
Notes
Issued also in electronic format.
 
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