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Micmac by Choice: Elsie Sark--An Island Legend

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Elsie Sark, an enigma and a legend, came to the Lennox Island Reserve, Prince Edward Island, in 1918 as the English bride of Mi'kmaq war hero John J. Sark.
Greeted on arrival by her father-in-law Chief John T. Sark and an assembly of Mi'kmaq residents, she found herself in the midst of a community in conflict. Without relinquishing her Victorian manner she settled on the R
Paperback, 194 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Formac Publishing Company Limited
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Hannah Grant
Apr 01, 2015 Hannah Grant rated it it was ok
Reads well as a biography. Some of the voice tense comes across to much as a firsthand diary which may leave you flipping back a page. As to its content this text is NOT WRITTEN AS A EXAMPLE OF INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCE. It is about a woman who remained true to her own heritage occasionally disrespecting those she lived with. I recommend carefully reading the authors forward before purchase to examine the controversy of Elise Stark as a sympathetic hero to the Mikmaq from the view of white privilege ...more
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