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Drawing on a wide range of Indigenous cultures and artistic traditions from Canada, the United States, Australia and Aotearoa - New Zealand, skins is an exciting new addition to Indigenous literature in print. Among celebrated names like Maria Campbell (Halfbreed), Alootook Ipellie (Arctic Dreams and Nightmares), Sally Morgan (My Place), Patricia Grace (Potiki), Sherman Al ...more
Paperback, 177 pages
Published June 16th 2000 by Kegedonce Press (first published January 1st 2000)
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This book is a collection of stories by indigenous authors of American Indian, Inuit, First Nations, Aboriginal and Maori descent. In includes a variety of stories based on a variety of different indigenous issues. Some stories are based around personal stories such as ‘The Letter’ written by Sally Morgan. It is a story of an Aboriginal woman trying to make contact with her sister’s daughter who was taken away by the Aborigines Protection Board and adopted out to a white family. In contrast othe ...more
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Had to buy this anthology for my Aboriginal Literature class. No regrets in getting it. This is a fantastic collection of writing by a great mix of Aboriginal, First Nations, Aborigine, Maori etc. nations.
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