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Taking Back Our Spirits - by Jo-Ann Episkenew (Paperback)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 247

Genre: Social Science

Sub-Genre: Ethnic Studies

Format: Paperback

Publisher: University of Manitoba Press

Book theme: Native American Studies

Author: Jo-Ann Episkenew

Language: English

Street Date: July 24, 2012
TCIN: 77847265
UPC: 9780887557101
Item Number (DPCI): 247-19-6468

Description

From the earliest settler policies to deal with the "Indian problem," to contemporary government-run programs ostensibly designed to help Indigenous people, public policy has played a major role in creating the historical trauma that so greatly impacts the lives of Canada's Aboriginal peoples. Taking Back Our Spirits traces the link between Canadian public policies, the injuries they have inflicted on Indigenous people, and Indigenous literature's ability to heal individuals and communities. Episkenew examines contemporary autobiography, fiction, and drama to reveal how these texts respond to and critique public policy, and how literature functions as "medicine" to help cure the colonial contagion.
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