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This marks Aboriginal Awareness Week in Canada. Celebrated annually, this week offers Canadians an opportunity to learn more about the history of Canada as well as Aboriginal culture today.
On May 24, Victoria’s Poet Laureate Janet Rogers will be presenting the results of her research into the Pauline Johnson Collection and NMAI, and sharing her inspirations at the Native Education College in Vancouver.
It is also as good a time as any to check out some of Talonbooks’ titles about First Nations’ subjects, including the following books:
A Guide to BC Indian Myth and Legend
Dead White Writer on the Floor
Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout
Gabriel Dumont Speaks
Indian Myths & Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America
Lasagna: The Man Behind the Mask
News: Postcards from the Four Directions
The Berlin Blues
The Edward Curtis Project: A Modern Picture Story
The Lil’wat World of Charlie Mack
The Pleasure of the Crown
The Porcupine Hunter and Other Stories
The Unnatural and Accidental Women
Tombs of the Vanishing Indian
Two Houses Half-Buried in Sand
Where the Blood Mixes
Write It on Your Heart: The Epic World of an Okanagan Storyteller
Alain Deneault and William Sacher wrote Imperial Canada Inc.: Legal Haven of Choice for the World’s Mining Companies (2012) to provide Canadian and international public opinion with tools to help ask critical questions about Canadian activities in the South and in Eastern Europe, as well as about the role of the Canadian government in relation to these activities. It is hoped that the evidence presented here will encourage Canadians to enter public debate about how the mining industry is regulated in Canada and to form an opinion on this topic independent from the one suggested by official agencies or media that belong to large Canadian financial conglomerates and tend to espouse their interests.Monday June 10, 2013 in Meta-Talon
The following are excerpts from two reviews of the show, originally published in the Ottawa Citizen on June 3 and June 8, 2013, written by Patrick Langston.Friday June 7, 2013 in Meta-Talon
Award-winning Ojibwa author and playwright Drew Hayden Taylor (Dead White Writer on the Floor, 2011) writes the occasional column for the Peterborough Examiner in Peterborough, Ontario. In his latest column, available in its original form here, he discusses his approach to storytelling and politics.
As a First Nations writer of fiction and non-fiction, and frequent lecturer on the university/college and conference circuit, I am commonly asked about my political persuasion. Do I swing left, right, or am I more ambidextrous?Wednesday June 5, 2013 in Meta-Talon
Liquidities: Vancouver Poems Then and Now extends a project Daphne Marlatt began over 40 years ago with the 1972 publication of Vancouver Poems …
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