Song of Rita Joe

Rita Joe

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ISBN: 9781926908045

Song of Rita Joe

Autobiography of a Mi'kmaw Poet

  Author:   Rita Joe    
  Publisher:  Breton Books

Song of Rita Joe is a book of exceptional courage and insight, the words of a gentle woman who fought for her family, justice, and her own independent voice. She faced intolerance, ignorance, and abuse, searched her inheritance for strength, and wrote poems of clarity and encouragement that continue to inspire not only her people but all people.

Finally, she was a humble woman, an honoured Mi’Kmaw elder, poet, and member of the Order of Canada.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781926908045
Item BB0088
PublisherBreton Books
PublisherBreton Books
Published onOctober 15 2011
Language eng
Pages 191
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight365(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Born in poverty on a reserve in Cape Breton, Rita Joe survived on sheer guts and compassion.