Kisiskâciwan: Indigenous Voices from Where the River Flows Swiftly (Paperback)

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Stories of indigenous lifeways from kisisk ciwan territory

This groundbreaking anthology from territory that is now Saskatchewan, kisisk ciwan, includes rich oral narratives from Cree, Saulteaux, Nakoda, Dakota, Dene, and Metis cultures; early writings from Cree missionaries; speeches and letters by Treaty Chiefs; stories from elders; archival discoveries; and contemporary literary works in all genres.

Historically and culturally comprehensive, voices include Big Bear, Thunderchild, Louis Riel, Gabriel Dumont, Edward Ahenakew, Maria Campbell, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Rita Bouvier, Harold Johnson, Gregory Scofield, Warren Cariou, Louise Halfe, and many more.

About the Author


Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber is an associate professor of Indigenous literatures at the First Nations University of Canada. He lives in Regina, Saskatchewan.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780889775428
ISBN-10: 0889775427
Publisher: University of Regina Press
Publication Date: June 9th, 2018
Pages: 300
Language: English