Great Writers from our First Nations by Kim SigafusGreat Writers from our First Nations by Kim Sigafus

Great Writers from our First Nations

byKim Sigafus, Lyle Ernst

Perfect | September 15, 2012

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A collection of short biographies of First Nations writers from across North America. Each chapter includes photographs, sidebars, and a full biography of their work. The ten writers profiled are:

• Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d’Alene, Washington) - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
• Louise Erdrich (Ojibwa, North Dakota) - Love Medicine (the Argus Series)
• Joseph Boyden (Cree/Métis, Ontario) - Three Day Road
• N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa/Cherokee, Oklahoma) - House Made of Dawn
• Marilyn Dumont (Cree/Métis, Alberta) - A Really Good Brown Girl
• Tomson Highway (Cree, Manitoba) - The Rez Sisters
• Joseph Bruchac (Abenaki, New York State) - Buffalo Song
• Maria Campbell (Métis, Saskatchewan) - Halfbreed
• Nicola Campbell (Interior Salish/Metis, Alberta) - Shin-chi’s Canoe
• Tim Tingle (Choctaw, Texas) - Walking the Choctaw Road
Kim Sigafus is an award-winning freelance writer and photographer from Warren, Illinois. She is an Ojibwa and her family is from the White Earth Indian Reservation in the northwest region of Minnesota. Lyle Ernst is a member of the Native American Coalition of the Quad Cities based in Moline, Illinois. He is a freelance journalist who ...
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Title:Great Writers from our First NationsFormat:PerfectDimensions:128 pages, 9.01 × 6 × 0.28 inPublished:September 15, 2012Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926920856

ISBN - 13:9781926920856

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Great Writers from our First Nations is an excellent way to showcase that success on First Nations themes is a real prospect. The writers represent excellent role models, working in a craft that allows expression to compliment their cultural pride. - Resource Links - 20120606