My Conversations With Canadians

This collection of essays, by First Nations’ author Lee Maracle, focuses on a variety of issues affecting indigenous people in Canada, including residential schools, appropriation/authenticity, colonialism, racism, and feminism. Maracle presents her opinions and ideas in a forthright manner, based on her own experience as well as the experience of First Nations communities throughout Canada. Useful in grade 9-12 classes to accompany the study of specific issues, to spark debate and discussion of those issues, and to encourage further reading on the issues. Teacher preview and pre-teaching required to introduce the historical and political background to the topics presented.
Indigenous
First Nations
land claims
marginalization
appropriation
colonialism
reconciliation
assimilation
residential school
Aboriginals
Canada
Canadian
identity
conversations
essays
expérience
perspective
Author/Publisher/Website
Maracle, L.
Primary Identifier
9781771663588
Subject
English Language Arts