Stories of the Road Allowance People, revised edition, paper ed

$30.00

Stories of the Road Allowance People is an important contribution to Métis history and oral tradition from the acclaimed Métis writer Maria Campbell.  In this unique collection, Maria Campbell has translated eight stories from her elders and presents them in their true oral form.  The humour and warmth of these stories are clearly heard in the dialect and rhythm of the storytellers of a past generation.  Her respect for the elders and their Michif language is apparent in this important book that contributes to the study and teaching of Native literature in Canada.  Reissued in 2010 by Gabri

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Half-Breed, reprint, paper ed

$14.95

Reprint of Métis writer's 1973 ground-breaking biography. One of the most respected Métis authors in Canada, Maria Campbell wrote a personal account of her struggle as a young woman growing up in a tightly-knit Métis community. Themes of racism and discrimination, urbanization, drug and alcohol abuse as well as humour makes this novel as relevant today as it was when it was published. Campbell's work gives a powerful voice to all Métis women past and present.

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Riel's People: How the Metis Lived, reprint OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Riel's People: How the Metis Lived is part of How They Lived in Canada Series first published in 1978. Noted Metis author Maria Campbell wrote the text for this children's book about her ancestors. The text covers the history and origin of the Metis, hunting and trapping, the fur trade, family life, shelter, clothing, household articles, food, transportation, and the Riel Rebellions of 1869 and 1885. The text is well written and is organized for easy access for elementary level students.

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Achimoona - French, paper ed

$19.95

Achimoona means stories in the Cree language. This collection of 10 stories for children ages 8 and up were written by eight Native authors during a workshop in 1985. Métis author Maria Campbell has written an introduction that explains the importance of storytellers in Native cultures and their changing role. She describes the process undertaken by Jordan Wheeler, Bernalda Wheeler, Priscilla Settee, Wes Fineday, Harvey Knight, Peter Deranger, Darlene Frenette and John Cuthand to tell their stories for today's children.

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Achimoona OUT OF PRINT

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Achimoona means stories in the Cree language. This collection of 10 stories for children ages 8 and up were written by eight Native authors during a workshop in 1985. Metis author Maria Campbell has written an introduction that explains the importance of storytellers in Native cultures and their changing role. She describes the process undertaken by Jordan Wheeler, Bernalda Wheeler, Pricilla Settee, Wes Fineday, Harvey Knight, Peter Deranger, Darlene Frenette and John Cuthand to tell their stories for today's children.

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Stories of the Road Allowance People OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT Stories of the Road Allowance People is an important contribution to Metis history and oral tradition from the acclaimed Metis writer Maria Campbell. In this unique collection, Maria Campbell has translated eight stories from her elders and presents them in their true oral form. The humour and warmth of these stories are clearly heard in the dialect and rhythm of the storytellers of a past generation. Her respect for the elders and their Michif language is apparent in this important book that contributes to the study and teaching of Native literature in Canada.

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