Blue Marrow by Louise HalfeBlue Marrow by Louise Halfe

Blue Marrow

byLouise Halfe

Paperback | September 10, 2004

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This moving tribute to Native female strength, nominated for the Governor General's Award for Poetry is available again in a rewritten, re-edited and redesigned edition. The beautifully designed cover depicts the author's 4 grandmothers dancing among the Northern lights.
Louise Bernice Halfe's first book of poetry, Bear Bones and Feathers, won the Milton Acorn People's Poet award, and was a finalist for the Spirit of Saskatchewan Award, the Pat Lowther Award and the Gerald Lampert Award. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and magazines, and she has been on Peter Gzowski's Morningside, CBC's T...
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Title:Blue MarrowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 8.44 × 5.57 × 0.31 inPublished:September 10, 2004Publisher:Coteau BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1550503049

ISBN - 13:9781550503043

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The struggle of Native American peoples after the arrival of the Europeans is well documented, even in poetry. Yet Blue Marrow introduces a unique voice and perspective to this tension, one that is poignant and simultaneously reminiscent of all that is already familiar. In this haunting collection, Halfe brings to light the hypocrisy shaped by the conflict of Christianity and tradition-unique, informative, artistic and memorable, a combination worthy of note. (KLIATT)