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The Mi'kmaq Anthology
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|January 1, 1997

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A varied and spiritual collection of work by the Mi'kmaq writers of Atlantic Canada. Both young and old stories and storytellers combine talents to produce short stories, poetry, and personal essays.
I Lost My Talk
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|October 31, 2019

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I lost my talk The talk you took away When I was a little girl At Shubenacadie school. One of Rita Joe's most influential poems, "I Lost My Talk" tells the revered Mi'kmaw Elder's childhood story of losing her language while a resident of the residential…
Song of Rita Joe: Autobiography of a Mi'kmaq Poet

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Here is the enlightening story of an esteemed and eloquent Mi’kmaq woman whose message of “gentle persuasion” has enriched the life of a nation. Rita Joe is celebrated as a poet, an educator, and an ambassador. In 1989, she accepted the…
The Ecstasy of Rita Joe
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|January 1, 1970

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Rita Joe is a Native girl who leaves the reservation for the city, only to die on skid row as a victim of white men’s violence and paternalistic attitudes towards First Nations peoples. As perhaps the best-known contemporary Canadian play and a poetic…
The Mi'kmaq Anthology Volume 2: In Celebration of the Life of Rita Joe

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Theresa Meuse is the former chief of Bear River First Nation and has worked in various jobs with Mi'kmaq organizations. She is an educator and advisor and author of a children's book, The Sharing Circle . Lesley Choyce is the publisher of Pottersfield Press, an…
Song of Rita Joe: Autobiography of a Mi'kmaw Poet

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Song of Rita Joe is a book of exceptional courage and insight, the words of a gentle woman who fought for her family, justice, and her own independent voice. She faced intolerance, ignorance, and abuse, searched her inheritance for strength, and wrote poems of…
The Blind Man's Eyes
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|October 28, 2015

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With over 100 of her best poems plus George Elliott Clarke’s essay on the achievement of Rita Joe, The Blind Man’s Eyes confirms Joe’s place in Canadian literature. From a homeless child who led a blind beggar door-to-door, Rita Joe emerged as…
Lnu and Indians We're Called
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|January 21, 2011

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With this collection, celebrated poet and Micmac Indian, Rita Joe, expands uponher desire to communicate gently with her own people, and reach out to the wider community of Canadians. On the eve of the 500th Anniversary of Columbus' arrival in the Americas, Rita…
For the Children
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|January 15, 2009

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Born in 1932, in Whycocomagh, RITA JOE lived a hardscrabble existence, from foster home to foster home, experiences that helped her decide to admit herself to Shubenacadie Indian Residential School, a place most Mi'kmaq people had come to dread. It was a rare…
Nous sommes les rêveurs
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|August 22, 2016

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Traduit par Sophie Lavoie Poèmes narratifs, qui sont des repères sur la vie de l'auteur et sur sa condition de femme et d'amérindienne. Un vrai trésor l'ouvre de cette Rita Joe! Oncle Antlo'Un message m'est arrivé de la rivière Conne à Terre-Neuve On me…
The Mi'kmaq Anthology
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|July 10, 2017

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A varied and spirited collection of work by the Mi’kmaq writers of Atlantic Canada, this volume brings together young and old and includes short stories, autobiography, poetry and personal essays. Valuable as a landmark of an ancient culture, The Mi’kmaq…
The Ecstasy of Rita Joe
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|March 24, 2016

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Rita Joe is a Native girl who leaves the reservation for the city, only to die on skid row as a victim of white men’s violence and paternalistic attitudes towards First Nations peoples. As perhaps the best-known contemporary Canadian play and a poetic drama of…