Islands Of Decolonial Love by Leanne SimpsonIslands Of Decolonial Love by Leanne Simpson

Islands Of Decolonial Love

byLeanne Simpson

Paperback | November 15, 2013

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In her debut collection of short stories, Islands of Decolonial Love, renowned writer and activist Leanne Simpson vividly explores the lives of contemporary Indigenous Peoples and communities, especially those of her own Nishnaabeg nation. Found on reserves, in cities and small towns, in bars and curling rinks, canoes and community centres, doctors offices and pickup trucks, Simpson's characters confront the often heartbreaking challenge of pairing the desire to live loving and observant lives with a constant struggle to simply survive the historical and ongoing injustices of racism and colonialism. Told with voices that are rarely recorded but need to be heard, and incorporating the language and history of her people, Leanne Simpson's Islands of Decolonial Love is a profound, important, and beautiful book of fiction.
Leanne Simpson is a researcher, writer, and educator of Mississauga and Scottish ancestry. She is a member of the gidigaa bzhiw dodem and a citizen of the Nishnaabeg nation. Leanne holds a PhD from the University of Manitoba and is the past director of Indigenous Environmental Studies at Trent University. Her research interests include...
Title:Islands Of Decolonial LoveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.38 inPublished:November 15, 2013Publisher:ARP BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:189403788x

ISBN - 13:9781894037884

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