Candies: A Humour Composite by Basil H. JohnstonCandies: A Humour Composite by Basil H. Johnston

Candies: A Humour Composite

byBasil H. JohnstonEditorKateri Akiwenzie-damm

Paperback | December 30, 2015

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Basil Johnston was one of the foremost Anishinaabe writers and storytellers, and his comedic stories about life in Residential School, Indian School Days, is a classic. Candies was Johnston's first collection of humorous works in decades.Excerpt from "Indian on Bicycle" found in Candies:Both cars raced off. Tires squealed. Rubber burned. 50 ... 60 ... 70 ... 80 miles an hour.Behind, the old Indian, his hair flying, his shirt flapping and snapping like a wind-blown flag, was desperately ringing his bell, "ding, ding, ding." ..."Better get ready to flag down a couple of fool kids racing down the road about 80 miles an hour. But you won't believe this ... there's an old Indian on a bicycle trying to pass them!"
Basil Johnston is cherished as an esteemed Anishinaabe writer, storyteller, language teacher and scholar. He was born in Wasauking First Nation in 1929, and was a member of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. Johnston was awarded the Order of Ontario, three honourary doctorates, and the 2013 OAC Aboriginal Arts Award.
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Title:Candies: A Humour CompositeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 30, 2015Publisher:Kegedonce PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1928120032

ISBN - 13:9781928120032

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