By Thomas King, Tantoo Cardinal, Tomson Highway
A suite of unique tales written by way of a few of the country’s so much celebrated Aboriginal writers, and encouraged by way of pivotal occasions within the country’s history.
Inspired by means of heritage, Our Story is a superbly illustrated number of unique tales from a few of Canada’s so much celebrated Aboriginal writers.
Asked to discover seminal moments in Canadian background from an Aboriginal point of view, those ten acclaimed authors have travelled via our country’s previous to find the moments that formed our country and its people.
Drawing on their abilities as proficient storytellers and the original views their history provides, the members to this assortment provide splendidly creative debts of what it’s wish to perform historical past. From a story of Viking raiders to a narrative set throughout the Oka hindrance, the authors take on a variety of concerns and occasions, taking us into the unknown, whereas additionally bringing the primary into sharper focus.
Our Story brings jointly a powerful array of voices — Inuk, Cherokee, Ojibway, Cree, and Salish to call quite a few — from around the nation and around the spectrum of First countries. those are the novelists, playwrights, reporters, activists, and artists whose paintings is either Aboriginal and uniquely Canadian.
Brought jointly to discover and articulate their peoples’ event of our country’s shared heritage, those authors’ grace, perception, and humour support all Canadians comprehend the forces and studies that experience made us who we are.
Maria Campbell • Tantoo Cardinal • Tomson street • Drew Hayden Taylor • Basil Johnston • Thomas King • Brian Maracle • Lee Maracle • Jovette Marchessault • Rachel Qitsualik