Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

Book - 2018
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"It's about Indigenous literatures and underscores their significance to Indigenous peoples in the realm of the political, the creative, and the intellectual. It challenges readers to examine their assumptions about Indigenous literatures and at the same time asserts the emotional connections of our shared humanity and the transformative power of story."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781771121767
Characteristics: xxii, 284 pages : illustration, map ; 21 cm


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Centered around four key questions-"How do we learn to be human? How do we behave as good relatives? How do we become good ancestors? And how do we learn to live together?"-this book is a cross between an academic reader and a polemic on indigenous literatures, with a focus on voices of... Read More »

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