iLit Strength and Struggle: Perspectives From First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples in Canada
By Rick Garrick
“These are stories that were either told to them or stories that come from the heart,” said Rachel Mishenene, who co-edited the McGraw-Hill Ryerson textbook along with Pamela Rose Toulouse. “These are their personal stories that reflect that Aboriginal presence.”
It also includes biographies and photographs of the 30 authors, reading activities, summaries of the authors’ intentions in writing their selections, visual elements, and a glossary of literary terms.
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