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Moose Meat and Wild Rice is a unique comic collection by one of Canada’s first and most successful Aboriginal authors, who turns his talents to a mischievous (but never malicious) depiction of Ojibway and Ojibway-White relations, with the gentle satire cutting both ways.
 
Light, but nevertheless realistic, told as fiction but based in fact, the escapades undertaken by the
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 1st 1987 by McClelland & Stewart (first published 1978)
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Hadi
Nov 13, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I came to this eagerly but was a disappointed. The stories are a mixed bag - which is fine - but the telling of them was long winded. I skipped over many paragraphs, and was left dissatisfied.

I have heard a lot about Johnston's work though, and will try some of his later books.
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Receive as a gift. It has a lot of humour, a joy to read.
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Basil H. Johnston (13 July 1929 to 8 September 2015) was a Canadian writer, storyteller, language teacher and scholar.

For his work in preserving Ojibwa language and culture, he received the Order of Ontario and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Toronto and Laurentian University. Basil also received the Aboriginal Achievement Award for Heritage and Spirituality.

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