Lee Maracle

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Hope Matters

Throughout their youth, Columpa Bobb and Tania Carter wrote poetry with their mother, award-winning author Lee Maracle. The three always dreamed that one day they would write a book together. … ; ; 177 View

My Conversations with Canadians

On her first book tour at the age of 26, Lee Maracle was asked a question from the audience, one she couldn’t possibly answer at that moment. But she has been thinking about it ever since. … 170 View
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Chapter 1

Raven Created Romance

From: Hope Matters

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I Am Older Now — The Beginning of the World — When the Sun Refuses to Give the Sky to Rain — Baskets — Raven Created Romance — Almost — Reflections of Love … ; ; 30 $3.00 Add
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Meeting the public

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The author discusses her relationship to the Canadian "public" throughout her career and in context of her identity. 14 $1.40 Add
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Chapter 2

After the Sorry Clears Who Will Pay for the Headstones

From: Hope Matters

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Genocide — Raven Whispers — Ta’ah They’re Coming Closer — Tiny Child — Never Again for Anyone — Bartender — Crazed, Not Crazy — Night Skies … ; ; 30 $3.00 Add
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Who are we separately and together?

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The author discusses the persavive historical and cultural information that permeates Canadian identity with regards to the violence of colonialism and its legacy 16 $1.60 Add
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Chapter 3

How the Vigil Against Humanity is Built

From: Hope Matters

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Decolonization — I Intend for You to Hear Me — Justice Is an Ember — Metal — Breath Slips — Behind My Eye — Blind Justice — Pearls — Neglected … ; ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Marginalization and reactionary politics

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The author discusses how the historic violence against Indigenous people in Canada affects how her work is perceived and received. 12 $1.20 Add
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Chidlren of the Pyre

From: Hope Matters

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Decolonial Love — Fantastic Memories — Swimming across the Inlet — There Is a Cloud—Rumours — Flutes Fan Fire Songs — Dreamscapes — If I Had the Tears to … ; ; 26 $2.60 Add
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What can we do to help?

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The author discusses how the effect of non-Indigenous people in Canada asking how they can "help" Indigenous people is patronizing and a poor way to frame the subject of decolonization; … 12 $1.20 Add
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Chapter 5

The Last Bastion

From: Hope Matters

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Time — Street Angel — Never — Horses — My Ghost — After Listening to Doug Nepinak’s Death Song — Take Back the Night — Sharma — Unafraid … ; ; 28 $2.80 Add
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Hamilton

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The author discusses the cultural apathy and ignoranace of Canadians as she recounts her time living in Hamilton as a member of the arts community there. 8 $0.80 Add
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Nuclear Embrace

From: Hope Matters

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Sky World — Nuclear Embrace — Cyber Spaces — Earth — Toronto Rivers — Ocean Poem — Tempered Glass — Broken Glass — Cry to the Bark-Stripped Moon … ; ; 29 $2.90 Add
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What do I call you: First Nations, Indians, Aboriginals, Indigenous?

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The author discusses the ‘colonial convenience’ of calling many separate nations ‘Indigenous’ and the legacy of acultural colonial naming practices. 10 $1.00 Add
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Galloping toward Ottawa

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The author discusses the concept of having a Canadian heritage and an Indigenous heritage that co-exist in an individual, and whether that duality is possible for her. 4 $0.40 Add
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Jack Scott and the left

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The author discusses her relationship with a white leftist organizer Jack Scott and where their perceptions intersected and where they diverged. 10 $1.00 Add