The countdown to next weekend's Lummi Stommish Water Festival has begun! Stommish began after WWII to welcome home war veterans and today is a multi-cultural contemporary Coast Salish gathering which includes fun and enjoyment for the whole family. Highlighting some of the Native authors in the library collection, Richard Wagamese is an author and journalist from the Ojibway Wabasseemoong First Nation in northwestern Ontario. Now living in Kamloops, B.C., his novel Indian Horse is the story of Saul Indian Horse; forced to attend residential school, he finds salvation temporarily through his incredible gifts as a hockey player. Far more difficult than his battles on the ice, however, are the internal battles he must fight to survive amid obdurate racism and the spirit-destroying effects of cultural alienation and displacement. Click "read more" for more author/artist suggestions ...
Find more in the Native Americans database at the Internet Public Library - searchable by author, title or tribe!