Louise B. Halfe Sky Dancer

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awâsis – kinky and dishevelled

There are no pronouns in Cree for gender; awâsis (which means illuminated child) reveals herself through shapeshifting, adopting different genders, exploring the English language with … 88 View
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Bear Bones & Feathers

In this new edition of her powerful debut, Plains Cree writer and National Poet Laureate Louise B. Halfe – Sky Dancer reckons with personal history within cultural genocide. Employing … 144 View
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Burning in This Midnight Dream

Many of the poems in Louise Halfe’s Burning in This Midnight Dream were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and nightmares that arose in her as the Truth and … 104 View
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Introduction by Maria Campbell – otâcimow – The Storyteller – Crazy-Maker – papâmohtêwin – Walk About Worm-Like – Evolution – Pulling a … 35 $3.50 Add
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Preamble – Foreword – Dedication to the Seventh Generation – âniskôstêw — connecting – masaskon — stripped – nimihtâtên — … 33 $3.30 Add
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Foreword to the New Edition

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Prairie Indian – Gone Hunting – wâhkôhtowin – Relationship – Dress-Up – An Admirer – Baby Is Due – Translation – Birding Around – … 22 $2.20 Add
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maskwa — bear – kwêskî — turn around – tipiskâwi-pîsim 2 — night sun – tipiyawêwisîw — ownership of one’s self … 24 $2.40 Add
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Bone Lodge – Ghost Dance – ayamihâwina — Old Rock Mother – Crying for Voice – Spirits – pâhkahkos – nôhkom âtayôhkân … 45 $4.50 Add
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Indian Botox – Proselytizers – Canoe Fiasco – Always Falling In – Camping – Tipi Etiquette – Rutting – Tenting – Crime Fighter – Period … 21 $2.10 Add
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Hauntings – pôni-âhkosi — quit the sickness – Unpacking the Knapsack – sakwamo — hangs on – A Hummingbird – Carry On – êkosi — … 31 $3.10 Add
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Aborting – Fog Inside Mama – First Moon – Emma – Bareback in the Snakehills – Maintain the Right – Ditch Bitch – Valentine Dialogue – Eatin’ … 34 $3.40 Add
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Nitôtêm – Bruises Are Part of Daddy’s Job – Tribal Warfare – Hoop Dancer – stones – Hamilton’s Graveyard – Gifts for the Child – … 37 $3.70 Add