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 h...
Title:Great Writers from our First NationsFormat:PerfectDimensions:128 pages, 9.01 × 6 × 0.28 inPublished:September 15, 2012Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1926920856

ISBN - 13:9781926920856


Editorial Reviews

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.