A suite of unique tales written by way of a few of the country’s such a lot celebrated Aboriginal writers, and encouraged by way of pivotal occasions within the country’s history.
Inspired by way of heritage, Our Story is a superbly illustrated choice of unique tales from a few of Canada’s so much celebrated Aboriginal writers.
Asked to discover seminal moments in Canadian background from an Aboriginal viewpoint, those ten acclaimed authors have travelled via our country’s earlier to find the moments that formed our country and its people.
Drawing on their talents as proficient storytellers and the original views their background presents, the individuals to this assortment provide splendidly innovative bills of what it’s prefer to perform historical past. From a story of Viking raiders to a narrative set throughout the Oka obstacle, the authors take on quite a lot of matters and occasions, taking us into the unknown, whereas additionally bringing the customary into sharper focus.
Our Story brings jointly a magnificent array of voices — Inuk, Cherokee, Ojibway, Cree, and Salish to call quite a few — from around the kingdom and around the spectrum of First countries. those are the novelists, playwrights, newshounds, activists, and artists whose paintings is either Aboriginal and uniquely Canadian.
Brought jointly to discover and articulate their peoples’ event of our country’s shared background, those authors’ grace, perception, and humour support all Canadians comprehend the forces and stories that experience made us who we are.
Maria Campbell • Tantoo Cardinal • Tomson road • Drew Hayden Taylor • Basil Johnston • Thomas King • Brian Maracle • Lee Maracle • Jovette Marchessault • Rachel Qitsualik
From the Hardcover edition.