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Bobbi Lee Indian Rebel

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"Bobbi Lee confronts white Canadian society on the ground that it stole from the First Nations of this country. A tough autobiography of an Indian woman's life from the mud flats of Second Narrows Bridge, Vancouver, to the Toronto of the sixties and seventies, Lee Maracle gives us an important sense of the tough terrain of struggle toward political consciousness which all ...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published November 1st 1990 by Women's Press Literary
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Shelves: canadian, indigenous
I love the story telling of those stories that often are lost in history. the stories of activism and of finding your own voice. A powerful narrative of racism in Canada.
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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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