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By Thomas King, Tantoo Cardinal, Tomson Highway

ISBN-10: 0385660766

ISBN-13: 9780385660761

A set of unique tales written by means of many of the country’s so much celebrated Aboriginal writers, and encouraged via pivotal occasions within the country’s history.

Inspired via background, Our Story is a superbly illustrated number of unique tales from a few of Canada’s so much celebrated Aboriginal writers.

Asked to discover seminal moments in Canadian historical past from an Aboriginal standpoint, those ten acclaimed authors have travelled via our country’s previous to find the moments that formed our kingdom and its people.

Drawing on their talents as talented storytellers and the original views their history gives, the participants to this assortment supply splendidly inventive bills of what it’s wish to perform background. From a story of Viking raiders to a narrative set in the course of the Oka predicament, the authors take on a variety of concerns and occasions, taking us into the unknown, whereas additionally bringing the regularly occurring into sharper focus.

Our Story brings jointly a powerful array of voices — Inuk, Cherokee, Ojibway, Cree, and Salish to call quite a few — from around the state and around the spectrum of First countries. those are the novelists, playwrights, reporters, activists, and artists whose paintings is either Aboriginal and uniquely Canadian.

Brought jointly to discover and articulate their peoples’ adventure of our country’s shared heritage, those authors’ grace, perception, and humour aid all Canadians comprehend the forces and reports that experience made us who we are.

Maria Campbell • Tantoo Cardinal • Tomson street • Drew Hayden Taylor • Basil Johnston • Thomas King • Brian Maracle • Lee Maracle • Jovette Marchessault • Rachel Qitsualik

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