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Title Magic weapons [electronic resource] : Aboriginal writers remaking community after residential school / Sam McKegney ; foreword by Basil H. Johnston.
Publication Info. Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, c2007.

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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-eBook Academic Collection - North America    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xviii, 241 p. ; 23 cm.
Series eBook Academic Collection - North America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-233) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Acculturation through education : the inherent limits of 'assimilationist' policy -- Reading residential school : native literary theory and the survival narrative -- "We have been silent too long" : linguistic play in Anthony Apakark Thrasher's prison writings -- "Analyze, if you wish, but listen" : the affirmatist literary method of Rita Joe -- From trickster poetics to transgressive politics : substantiating survivanace in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the fur queen -- Conclusion : Creative interventions in the residential school legacy.
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Subject Canadian literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
Canadian literature -- Inuit authors -- History and criticism.
Indians in literature.
Inuit in literature.
Off-reservation boarding schools -- Canada.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Ethnic identity.
Inuit -- Canada -- Ethnic identity.
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada.
Inuit -- Cultural assimilation -- Canada.
Added Author eBook Academic Collection - North America
ISBN 9780887557026
OCLC # sseb_ssj0000538800
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