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Author McKegney, Sam, 1976-
Title Magic weapons : Aboriginal writers remaking community after residential school / Sam McKegney ; foreword by Basil H. Johnston.
Imprint Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, ©2007.

Author McKegney, Sam, 1976-
Subject Canadian literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
Canadian literature -- Inuit authors -- History and criticism.
Indians in literature.
Inuit in literature.
Off-reservation boarding schools -- Canada.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Ethnic identity.
Inuit -- Canada -- Ethnic identity.
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada.
Inuit -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 241 pages)
eBook lcdgt
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-233) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Acculturation through education : the inherent limits of 'assimilationist' policy -- Reading residential school : native literary theory and the survival narrative -- "We have been silent too long" : linguistic play in Anthony Apakark Thrasher's prison writings -- "Analyze, if you wish, but listen" : the affirmatist literary method of Rita Joe -- From trickster poetics to transgressive politics : substantiating survivanace in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the fur queen -- Conclusion : Creative interventions in the residential school legacy.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 9780887553394 (electronic bk.)
0887553397 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 638744051
Additional Format Print version: McKegney, Sam, 1976- Magic weapons. Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, ©2007 (DLC) 2008360713 (OCoLC)156819020

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