Kisiskâciwan (Paperback)

Indigenous Voices from Where the River Flows Swiftly

By Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber (Editor)

University of Regina Press, 9780889775428, 300pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2018

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This groundbreaking anthology from territory that is now Saskatchewan, kisisk ciwan, includes rich oral narratives from Cree, Saulteaux, Nakoda, Dakota, Dene, and Metis cultures; early writings from Cree missionaries; speeches and letters by Treaty Chiefs; stories from elders; archival discoveries; and contemporary literary works in all genres.

Historically and culturally comprehensive, voices include Big Bear, Thunderchild, Louis Riel, Gabriel Dumont, Edward Ahenakew, Maria Campbell, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Rita Bouvier, Harold Johnson, Gregory Scofield, Warren Cariou, Louise Halfe, and many more.

About the Author

Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber is an associate professor of Indigenous literatures at the First Nations University of Canada. He lives in Regina, Saskatchewan.