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Why Indigenous literatures matter / Daniel Heath Justice.

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Location: Fennell STACKS PS153.I52 .J878 2018
Barcode: 30731101209355
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 1771121769
  • ISBN: 9781771121767
  • Physical Description: xxii, 284 pages : map ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-264) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface / Notes for the Long Rebellion -- Introduction Stories that Wound, Stories That Heal -- Chapter 1. How Do We Learn to Be Human? -- Chapter 2. How Do We Behave as Good Relatives? -- Chapter 3. How Do We Become Good Ancestors? -- Chapter 4. How Do We Learn to Live Together? -- Chapter 5. Reading the Ruptures -- Conclusion. Keeping a Fire -- Appendix / A Year of #HonouringIndigenousWriters -- Bibliographic Essay / Citational Relations.
Summary, etc.:
"It's about Indigenous literatures and underscores their significance to Indigenous peoples in the realm of the political, the creative, and the intellectual. It challenges readers to examine their assumptions about Indigenous literatures and at the same time asserts the emotional connections of our shared humanity and the transformative power of story."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: American literature > Indian authors > History and criticism.
Canadian literature > Indian authors > History and criticism.
Indians in literature.
Canadian literature > Native authors > History and criticism.
Native peoples in literature.