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Poetry Canadian

Breath Tracks

by (author) Jeannette Armstrong

Publisher
Theytus Books
Initial publish date
Aug 2010
Category
Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781894778275
    Publish Date
    Aug 2010
    List Price
    $9.95

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Description

The writings of Jeannette Armstrong, who is an Okanagan Indian, are eloquent, forceful and innovative. Her tone is clear, her stance honest, her words shimmer in beauty. This book of poems tracks with words the lives, pain and resilience of Native peoples and their long memoried past.Jeannette Armstrong, novelist, poet, children's story writer, and educator lives in Penticton, B.C

About the author

Jeannette Armstrong is an award-winning novelist, activist and poet born on the Okanagan Reserve. Known for her literary work, Armstrong has always sought to change deeply biased misconceptions about Indigenous people. Her novel Slash is considered by many people to be the first novel by a First Nations woman. In 2013 she was appointed a Canada Research Chair in Okanagan Indigenous Knowledge and Philosophy to research, document, categorize and analyze Okanagan syilx oral literature in Nsyilxcn.

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