OLD MAN TOLD US: EXCEOPTS FROM MICMAC HISTORY, 150

OLD MAN TOLD US: EXCEOPTS FROM MICMAC HISTORY, 150

by Ruth Holmes Whitehead
     
 

In this rich collection, oral and written, Mi'kmaq accounts juxtapose contemporary European perceptions of native peoples, as documented in letters, journals, court cases, and much more. Above all, The Old Man Told Us is a historical jigsaw puzzle, a display of fragments of broken mirror in which one can capture moments in the lives of particular people. It is a book… See more details below

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In this rich collection, oral and written, Mi'kmaq accounts juxtapose contemporary European perceptions of native peoples, as documented in letters, journals, court cases, and much more. Above all, The Old Man Told Us is a historical jigsaw puzzle, a display of fragments of broken mirror in which one can capture moments in the lives of particular people. It is a book of excerpts from whatever scattered documentation has survived over the centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780921054832
Publisher:
Down East Books
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Pages:
385
Sales rank:
842,842
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.55(d)

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