Î-Nitotamahk Kîsik (Cree Edition) (Paperback)

Î-Nitotamahk Kîsik (Cree Edition) By Rosanna Deerchild, Solomon Ratt (Translator) Cover Image
By Rosanna Deerchild, Solomon Ratt (Translator)
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-nitotamahk k sik is a poetry collection in Cree that describes deep personal experiences and post-generational effects of the Canadian Aboriginal residential school confinements in the 1960's when thousands of First Nations, M tis, and Inuit children were placed in these schools against their parents' wishes. Many were forbidden to speak their language and practice their own culture. Rosanna Deerchild exposes how the residential schools systematically undermined Aboriginal culture across Canada and disrupted families for generations, severing the ties through which Aboriginal culture is taught and sustained, and contributing to a general loss of language and culture. The devastating effects of the residential schools are far-reaching and continue to have significant impact on Aboriginal communities.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781772310504
ISBN-10: 1772310506
Publisher: Bookland Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2017
Pages: 88
Language: English