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Sojourners and Sundogs: First Nations Fiction

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Here is a new combined edition of Lee Maracle's best-loved works of fiction. True to the principles of First Nations oratory, the novel (Sundogs) and short stories (Sojourner's Truth and Other Stories) in this volume are layered with unresolved human dilemmas. Maracle writes with love and humor, whether she's telling the tragic story of a boy's attempt to escape residentia ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published May 8th 2002 by Raincoast Books, Press Gang Publishers
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The novel included in this collection, Sundogs, was wonderful. I loved how Marianne's voice actually changed as her journey to understanding herself, her family, her place progressed. There is also a lot of wisdom and thought provoking writing that left me with a richer understanding of the events around Meech Lake and Elijah Harper's stand.

I didn't love most of the short stories quite as much, but there was also some powerful writing and rich characters and stories there. I did really like the
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Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, she grew up in the neighbouring city of North Vancouver and attended Simon Fraser University. She was one of the first Aboriginal people to be published in the early 1970s.

Maracle is one of the most prolific aboriginal authors in Canada and a recognized authority on issues pertaining to aboriginal people and aboriginal literature. She is an award-winning poet,
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