Islands of Decolonial Love by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Islands of Decolonial Love

byLeanne Betasamosake Simpson

Kobo ebook | November 15, 2013

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In her debut collection of short stories, *Islands of Decolonial Love*, renowned writer and activist Leanne Betasamosake 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 Betasamosake Simpson’s *Islands of Decolonial Love* is a profound, important, and beautiful book of fiction.

Title:Islands of Decolonial LoveFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 15, 2013Publisher:Arbeiter Ring PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927886058

ISBN - 13:9781927886052

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breathtaking and necessary Leanne Simpson's Islands of Decolonial Love provides intimate truths about Indigenous life and longing in Canada. A book you'll want to pick up again and again.
Date published: 2018-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More great work by Leanne Simpson Beautiful songs, beautiful stories. Leanne Betasamosake Simpson never disappoints. There is much to be taken away from this book. Islands of Decolonial Love is in my top 10 of favourite books.
Date published: 2018-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing a book every canadian should read
Date published: 2017-01-31