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Drama Canadian

Cottagers and Indians

by (author) Drew Hayden Taylor

Publisher
Talonbooks
Initial publish date
Jan 2019
Category
Canadian, General, General, Indigenous Studies
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781772012309
    Publish Date
    Jan 2019
    List Price
    $16.95

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Description

An Anishnawbe man, Arthur Copper, decides to repopulate the lakes of his home Territory with manoomin, or wild rice – much to the disapproval of the local non-Indigenous cottagers, in particular the formidable Maureen Poole. Based on real-life events in Ontario’s Kawartha Lakes region, Cottagers and Indians infuses contemporary conflicts between Indigenous and non-Indigenous sensibilities with Drew Hayden Taylor’s characteristic warmth and humour.

About the author

Drew Hayden Taylor is an Ojibway from the Curve Lake Reserve in Ontario. Drew is an award-winning playwright, journalist, filmmaker and lecturer. He has also directed three documentaries. One is the very popular Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew, an examination of Native humour produced by the National Film Board.

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Awards

  • Short-listed, Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour

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