Monthly Archives: February 2017

House Made of Dawn – N Scott Momaday

Plot: Part I: The Longhair House Made of Dawn begins with the protagonist, Abel, returning to his reservation in NewView full post »

The Lone Ranger and Tonto – S. Alexie

Intro: “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, published in 1993 by Atlantic Monthly Press, was ShermanView full post »

Kiss of the Fur Queen – Tomson Highway

Main Plot: Kiss of the Fur Queen begins with the champion dog-sled racer Abraham Okimasis and the story of his twoView full post »

The Lesser Blessed – Richard Van Camp

Plot Outline: “The Lesser Blessed tracks the exploits of Larry Sole, a Dogrib teenager living in the smallView full post »

In Search of April Raintree – Beatrice Culleton Mosionier

synopsis: “More than sixteen years have passed since the initial publication of In Search of AprilView full post »

Red Rooms – Cherie Dimaline

from the publisher: “Naomi, a Native chambermaid in a busy downtown hotel, amuses herself by imagining the past,View full post »

Half-breed – Maria Campbell

Online Review: “Maria Campbell’s autobiography Halfbreed is a story of survival, and of overcoming a sense ofView full post »

Staging Coyote’s Dream Vol. II – Mojica & Knowles

from the publisher: “This second volume of Staging Coyote’s Dream is an all-new anthology of First Nations dramaView full post »

An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature in English – Moses & Goldie

online thoughts: “This landmark book is a collection of poetry, letters, songs, fiction, essays and drama fromView full post »