Grey Owl: the Mystery Of Archie Delaney by Armand Garnet RuffoGrey Owl: the Mystery Of Archie Delaney by Armand Garnet Ruffo

Grey Owl: the Mystery Of Archie Delaney

byArmand Garnet Ruffo

Paperback | January 1, 1997

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An Englishman with the imagination and the arrogance to pose as a North American Indian, a fur trapper who kept beaver as pets, a drunken brawling bigamist who embraced the wilderness to escape his ghosts, a compelling champion of that wilderness who travelled much of the world speaking to huge audiences about the fate of the natural world - who was the real Archie Belaney, known to many as Grey Owl?Grey Owl, the Mystery of Archie Belaney is a unique, accessible collection of narrative poetry and journal entries which examines this dynamic, often contradictory, always fascinating man who reconstructed his identity and delivered a message of conservation to the world.
Armand Garnet Ruffo's work is strongly influenced by his Ojibway heritage. His first poetry collection, Opening in the Sky, was published in 1994 (Theytus Books). His work has also appeared in such anthologies as Looking at the Words of Our People (Theytus Books), Voices of The First Nations (McGraw Hill Ryerson), and Native Literature...
Title:Grey Owl: the Mystery Of Archie DelaneyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.15 × 5.76 × 0.56 inPublished:January 1, 1997

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550501097

ISBN - 13:9781550501094


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Not everyone knows who Archie Belaney is, but most Canadians know the name of Grey Owl. The two names represent the same person, but Grey Owl explores the two different identities. Armand Garnet Ruffo explores one of Canada's most fascinating public figures, detailing the life of a white man who assumed an aboriginal identity and voice to deliver his message of nature conservation to the world.