Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City

September 30, 2017|
Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga
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The groundbreaking and multiple award-winning national bestseller work about systemic racism, education, the failure of the policing and justice systems, and Indigenous rights by Tanya Talaga.

Over the span of eleven years, seven Indigenous high school students died in Thunder Bay, Ontario. They were hundreds of kilometres away from their families, forced to leave home because there was no adequate high school on their reserves. Five were found dead in the rivers surrounding Lake Superior, below a sacred Indigenous site. Using a sweeping narrative focusing on the lives of the students, award-winning author Tanya Talaga delves into the history of this northern city that has come to manifest Canada''s long struggle with human rights violations against Indigenous communities.

TANYA TALAGA is the acclaimed author of Seven Fallen Feathers, which was the winner of the RBC Taylor Prize, the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, and the First Nation Communities READ: Young Adult/Adult Award; a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers'' Trust Nonfiction Prize and the BC National Award for Nonfiction; CBC''...
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Title:Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:376 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:376 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:September 30, 2017
Publisher:House Of Anansi Press Inc
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781487002268

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