Writing the Circle

Writing the Circle

Native Women of Western Canada, An Anthology

Book - 1990
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Stories#44; poetry#44; essays#44; and biographical pieces from western and northwestern Canadian Native women make available seldom#45;heard voices of strength#44; resolution#44; anger#44; sorrow#44; wit#44; laughter#44; and tenderness#46;

Publisher: Edmonton, AB : NeWest Publishers Limited, c1990
ISBN: 9780920897881
Branch Call Number: 819.08/PER
Alternative Title: Here are our voices - who will hear? / Emma LaRocque
Bill / Della Anaquod-Williams
My reason / Della Anaquod-Williams
Death chant / Della Anaquod-Williams
Mothers and daughters : a narrative analysis of Linda Hogan's "New shoes" / Sharon C. Anderson
Where have the warriors gone? / Willow Barton
Native traditional medicine : its place in Northern Health Care / Bertha Blondin
The elder's drum / Molly Chisaakay
Existing beyond fear / Molly Chisaakay
Waiting / Molly Chisaakay
Habay / Molly Chisaakay
Mother / Molly Chisaakay
I remember / Molly Chisaakay
Shadows / Molly Chisaakay
The vision quest / Pat Deiter-McArthur
Saskatchewan's Indian People - five generations / Pat Deiter-McArthur
The gifted one / Tracey Dodging Horse
A dream / Georgina Ducharme
I didn't know I was different / Jenine Dumont
Spring breathing / Marilyn Dumont
One day in May / Marilyn Dumont
We are desperate / Marilyn Dumont
Spineless / Marilyn Dumont
Recovery / Marilyn Dumont
The gift / Marilyn Dumont
The need for re-evaluation in Native education / Vicki English-Currie
A baby dies / Pauline Gadwa
Broken promises / Norma Gladue
The mysterious death / Lillian Guay
Journal entries / Louise Bernice Halfe
Pakak / Louise Bernice Halfe
Spirits / Louise Bernice Halfe
Sun-dog mate / Louise Bernice Halfe
Valentine dialogue / Louise Bernice Halfe
Grandmother / Louise Bernice Halfe
God's man on earth or first communion / Barbara HIggins
Granny / Sarah Jerome
The winds of my youth / Loretta Jobin
The barren journey home / Bren Kolson
Preview / Bren Kolson
The ride / Bren Kolson
Celebration : drum of life / Bren Kolson
Spirit music of Misty Elders / Bren Kolson
Old man's home-made brew / Bren Kolson
Tell-a-tale trapper / Bren Kolson
Jean's story / Jean Koomak
Incongruence / Emma LaRocque
Coffins fell from the sky / Emma LaRocque
The last journey / Emma LaRocque
Communion / Emma LaRocque
Commitment / Emma LaRocque
Lingering / Emma LaRacque
The beggar / Emma LaRocque
Loneliness / Emma LaRocque
Grandmother seasons / Emma LaRocque
Eulogy for Priscilla / Emma LaRocque
The uniform of the dispossessed / Emma LaRocque
Sweeping / Emma LaRocque
Cree spirital traditions / Joan Lavallee
Confession / Alice Lee
Child's play / Alice Lee
Sasha shaves the unwanted hair from her legs shaves the / Alice Lee
You left your body as a suicide note / Alice Lee
Lesson / Alice Lee
Love medicine / Alice Lee
Medicine call / Alice Lee
A change of attitude / Annette Lee
Voices of the wind / Laura Lockert
My Kohkom / Julia Manitopyes
The cherry picker / Angela Maple
Conversation / Diane Maytwayashing
Horror movie / Diane Maytwayashing
War movie / Diane Maytwayashing
Crying out / Diane Maytwayashing
Sunshine and rainbow / Diane Maytwayashing
Adela Stone Watson-Chedudi / Linda McDonald
Their time / Linda McDonald
Where eagles soar / Leonora Hayden McDowell
I am Cree / Leonora Hayden McDowell
Old Neep-a-Wa dies / Leonora Hayden McDowell
Windsong / Leonora Hayden McDowell
Chinook / Leonora Hayden McDowell
Give me the spirit of the eagle / Leonora Hayden McDowell
Heartbeat / Leonora Hayden McDowell
The eagle / Ann McIver
The porcupine quill saga (On being a traditional Indian) / Clare E. McNab
Discrimination and prejudice / Clare E. McNab
Granny comes to visit / Clare E. McNab
The patchwork quilt / Robin Melting Tallow
The death of Wooden Leg / Marlene Millar
Valley of mist / Loretta Miskenack
The woman's drum / Skyblue Mary Morin
Bonding with Mother Earth / Skyblue Mary Morin
A Sioux sweat / Skyblue Mary Morin
Spiritual singer / Skyblue Mary Morin
Hear the drum speak / Skyblue Mary Morin
Ahow, holy woman / Skyblue Mary Morin
Sacred Falls / Skyblue Mary Morin
Freedom / Charlotte Nahbexie
Truth / Charlotte Nahbexie
Silence / Charlotte Nahbexie
Our modern powwows / Evelyn Nelson-Kennedy
Leaving home / Evelyn Nelson-Kennedy
Me / Shawna Lynne Danielle Panipekeesick
Wanted : someone who cares / Shawna Lynne Danielle Panipekeesick
Life as it is in Pinegrove Correctional Centre on a monday morning / Lise Pelletier
In there, out here / Lise Pelletier
On being traditional / Patti Penny
Volcanic / Christina Rain
Poetry or insanity / Christina Rain
Loneliness / Christina Rain
No, not dying / Christina Rain
Suppressed / Elizabeth Robinson
Rodeo men / Elizabeth Robinson
A wink for Cecelia / Elizabeth Robinson
Drugs and alcohol / Bernice Sanderson
Prejudice (or, In-laws) / Constance Stevenson
Thanks anyway / Constance Stevenson
I feel in my heart / Mary Mae Strawberry
Beyond the wheat field / Karen M. Watcheston
Sun-dance / Gayle Weenie
Nohkom / Gayle Weenie
The eyes of an Indian / Gayle Weenie
An Indian maiden and the stars (an old Blackfoot bedtime story) / Jessie Winnipeg-Buller
H.E.R. / Debbie Wiper
Thinking back, summer 1988 / Debbie Wiper
Broken heart / Debbie Wiper
Heart in two hands / Mary Young
Reflections / Robin Young
The final cry / Robin Young
Don't / Robin Young
Mind game / Robin Young


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