With this collection, celebrated poet and Micmac Indian, Rita Joe, expands uponher desire to communicate gently with her own people, and reach out to the wider community of Canadians. On the eve of the 500th Anniversary of Columbus' arrival in the Americas, Rita Joe once again extends her hand to us in friendship, and reminds us of the native culture that was here long before the Europeans. These new poems compel us to listen.
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Rita Joe was born in Whycocomagh, Cape Breton Island and now resides in the Eskasoni Reserve. She has published two other books of poetry, including Song of Eskasoni. in 1990 she was awarded the Order of Canada.
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Book Description Three O'Clock Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110921556225
Book Description Three O'Clock Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0921556225 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1458242