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- DescriptionShane Bearskin, a young Cree man from James Bay, and Theresa Wawati, an Algonquin woman from rthern Quebec, are united by a profound love for each other and a visceral attachment to their heritage. As children, both experienced the challenges that face so many young people from indigeus communities. They are w studying in universities in Montreal. Theresa is determined to become a lawyer to defend her Algonquin nation whose lands and way of life are constantly encroached upon. When Theresa is diagsed with terminal leukemia and given a year to live, they decide to live out their dream of returning to live in the bush like their ancestors and also have a baby. With Speak to Me in Indian, David Gidmark has captured the aching beauty of life and the passionate longing for freedom that, despite all odds, breathe hope in human beings worldwide.
- Author BiographyDavid Gidmark is the author of 10 books, including Birchbark Canoe: Living Among the Algonquin, called a Canadian outdoor classic by the CBC, and Indian Crafts of William & Mary Commanda. He has written articles for the Chicago Tribune, the Toronto Star, Reader's Digest, and many other publications.
- Author(s)David Gidmark
- PublisherBaraka Books
- Date of Publication30/09/2015
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationMontreal
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintBaraka Books
- Weight525 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine15 mm
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