Memory Serves: Oratories

October 15, 2015|
Memory Serves: Oratories by Lee Maracle
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Memory Serves gathers together the oratories award-winning author Lee Maracle has delivered and performed over a twenty-year period. Revised for publication, the lectures hold the features and style of oratory intrinsic to the Salish people in general and the Sto: lo in particular. From her Coast Salish perspective and with great eloquence, Maracle shares her knowledge of Sto: lo history, memory, philosophy, law, spirituality, feminism and the colonial condition of her people.

Powerful and inspiring, Memory Serves is an extremely timely book, not only because it is the first collection of oratories by one of the most important Indigenous authors in Canada, but also because it offers all Canadians, in Maracle''s own words, "another way to be, to think, to know," a way that holds the promise of a "journey toward a common consciousness."

Lee Maracle is a member of the Stó:lo nation. Born in Vancouver, she grew up on the North Shore. The author of many critically acclaimed novels, including Sundogs, Daughters Are Forever, Ravensong and Celia''s Song, she has also published short fiction, Sojourner''s Truth and Other Stories and First Wives Club: Coast Salish Style. The ...
Title:Memory Serves: Oratories
Product dimensions:272 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Published:October 15, 2015
Publisher:Newest Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781926455440

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