Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout has 56 ratings and 5 reviews. Ai said: It’s a beautiful read; I will need time to parse it more fully, and really sit wi. Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout. Tomson Highway. Vancouver: Talonbooks, pp. $ sc. Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout [Tomson Highway] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Based on a deposition signed by 14 Chiefs of the.

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We had never known white chiefs to teout their word so we trusted. Residential school survivor, classical pianist, social worker and, since the s, playwright, librettist, novelist and children’s author. Tomson Highway, in his inimical way, juxtaposes humour with tragedy, base instincts with profound action, in four real, recognizable, fully developed female characters.

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The Queens law which we believe guaranteed us our rights, the B. But it is also their duty to see their government does right by us, and gives us a square deal.

The gurgle of the river, rich and evocative; it is the voice of this land. Love Medicine and One Song. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A flawless production and a huge yets as a nomadic festival offering.


Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout

It is one of the most compellingly tragic cases of cultural genocide to emerge from the history of colonialism, enacted by four women whose stories follow each other like the cyclical seasons they represent. They never tried to steal or appropriate our country, nor take our food and life from us.

Lindsay rated it really liked it Apr 07, Andrew Feltham rated it really liked it Dec 05, We have always errnestine the injustice done us, but we did not know how to obtain redress. Set up a giveaway. Our confidence in you has increased since we have noted of late the attitude of your government towards the Indian rights movement if this country and we hope that with your help our wrongs may at last be righted.

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You will see the ranch of each tribe was the same as its life, and without it, the people could not have lived. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Our people are fined and imprisoned for breaking the game and fish laws, and using the same game and fish which we were told would always be ours for food, Gradually, we are becoming regarded as trespassers over a large portion of this, our country.


Feb 18, Cameron Mitchell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Their chiefs dwelt there. It’s a beautiful read; I will need time to parse it more fully, and really sit with it, but the characters were so rich and the story was so interwoven and just intensely crafted?

We believe it is not the desire, nor policy of your government that these conditions should exist. Some offers of help in the way of agricultural implements, schools, medical attendance, aid to the aged, etc.

When they eernestine came amongst us there were only Indians here. After a year he returned to the University of Manitoba for a year and then went on to the University of Western Ontario where he graduated with a Bachelor of Music in May What could we do? We have also learned lately that the British Columbia Government claims absolute ownership of our reservations, which means that we are practically landless.

One hundred years next year they came amongst us here at Kamloops and erected a trading post. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.