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Anthology of Canadian Native Literature

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This second edition of the now standard survey of writing in English by Canadian native people brings together a broad range of works, from traditional songs and historical documents to short stories, plays, poems, and essays. The new edition includes fourteen new writers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements


Preface to the Second Edition


Preface to the First Edition: Two Voices


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/Netsi


TRADTIONAL 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


JOSEPH BRANT c. 1742-1807 Mohawk


Letter


Condolence Speech


GEORGE COPWAY 1818-69 Ojibway


Letter


E. PAULINE JOHNSON 1861-1913 Mohawk


The Cattle Thief


Shadow 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


SUSAN MARTIN b. 1897 Inuit


When I Was a Child


HARRY ROBINSON 1900-90 Okanagan


Captive in an English Circus


MARON TUU'LUQ b. 1910 Inuit


A Story of Starvation


SIMON ARNAVIAPIK b. 1915 Inuit


Remembering Old Times


ALEXANDER WOLFE b. 1927 Saulteaux


The Last Grass Dance


BASIL H. JOHNSTON b. 1929 Ojibwa


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 Donald Marshall Jr.


ANTHONY APAKARK THRASHER 1937-89 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


Upbraid


Raced Out to Write This Up


One Way to Keep Track of Who Is Talking


Coyote Columbus Cafe


Bear Piss Water


I Want to Dance Wild Indian Black Face


Put On My Mask For a Change


RON GEYSHICK 1942-97 Ojibway


Inside Me


To Bless a Child Before the Name


Quiet


Around the World in a Big Trout


A Windigo


Cannibal Woman


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


south wheel


for donald marshall


smoke nd thyme


i'm not in charge of this ritual


if i ever heard


day break run


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 Trickster Beyond 1992: Our Relationship


The Shivering Tree


BEATRICE MOSIONIER b. 1949 Metis


From April Raintree


LEE MARACLE b. 1950 Metis/Salish


Yin Chin


Sojourner's Truth


TOMSON HIGHWAY b. 1951 Cree


From The Rez Sisters


The Lover Snake


ALOOTOOK IPELLIE b. 1951 Inuit


Summit with Sedna, the Mother of Sea Beats


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 Persistence of Songs


The Line


Cry: a chorale


Hotel Centrale, Rotterdam


Report on Her Remains


Some Grand River Blues


Party Favour


RUBY SLIPPERJACK b. 1952 Ojibwa


Blueberry Days


LOUISE HALFE b. 1953 Cree


Pahkahkos


She Told Me


Body Politics


Fog Inside Mama


Stones


Idylwyld Crow


My Ledders


for Omeasoo


The Heat of My Grandmothers


MONIQUE MOJICA b. 1954 Kuna/Rappahannock


From Princess Pocahontas and the Blue Spots


MARILYN DUMONT b. 1955 Cree/Metis


The White Judges


Squaw Poems


Let the Ponies Out


Horse-Fly Blue


Not Just a Platform for My Dance


Letter to Sir John A. Macdonald


The Devil's Language


Circle the Wagons


ARMAND GARNET RUFFO b. 1955 Ojibway


From Grey Owl: The Mystery of Archie Belaney


Poem For Duncan Campbell Scott


Creating a Country


Hospital Visit


The Season


Poetry


RICHARD WAGAMESE b. 1955 Ojibway


From Keeper'n Me


PAUL SEESEQUASIS b. 1958 Cree


The Republic of Tricksterism


THOM E. HAWKE b. 1959 Anishnahbe


Lasalle, Quebec


Lock and Load


Apologies to Elijah Harper


The Death of John Wayne


JOSEPH A. DANDURAND b. 196? Salish/Nooksack


Salmon Queen


Swimming the Cannon River


LORNE JOSEPH SIMON 1960-94 Micmac


From Stones and Switches: The Second Coming


CONNIE FIFE b. 1961 Cree


Communications class


Stains


Dream


Driftwoodwoman


DREW HAYDEN TAYLOR b. 1962 Ojibway


Pretty Like a White Boy: The Adventures of a Blue Eyed Ojibway


JAMES TYMAN b. 1964 Metis


From Inside Out


JORDAN WHEELER b. 1964 Metis


A Mountain Legend


KATERI AKIWENZIE-DAMM b. 1965 Anishnaabe


the resurrection of desire


words for winter


Grandmother, Grandfather


Why This Woman


GREGORY SCOFIELD b. 1966 Metis


Nothing Sacred


Ayakhwew's Lodge


Promises


Cycle (of the black lizard)


How Many White People Noticed (and recounted the scene over dinner)


Warrior Mask


EDEN ROBINSON b. 1968 Haisla/Heiltsuk


Terminal Avenue


PHILIP KEVIN PAUL b. 1971 WSA'NEC'


Belly Button


Still Falling


RICHARD VAN CAMP b. 1971 Dogrib


From The Lesser Blessed


Kiss


Floaters


Birthmark


NOTES ON AUTHORS


INDEX


Product Details

ISBN:
9780195412826
Editor:
Moses, Daniel David
Editor:
Goldie, Terry
Editor:
Moses, Daniel David
Editor:
Goldie, Terry
Author:
null, Daniel David
Author:
null, Terry
Author:
Goldie, Terry
Author:
Moses, Daniel David
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Toronto ;
Subject:
Canadian
Subject:
Literature/English | World Literature | Native American
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second
Series Volume:
v. IV
Publication Date:
19980115
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
6 x 9 x 1.3 in 1.644 lb

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