My Conversations with Canadians by Lee Maracle
Harkening back to her first book tour at the age of 26 and recounting the multitude of experiences she has had as a Canadian, Maracle’s book presents a tour-de-force exploration into the writer’s own history and a re-imagining of the future of our nation. In a series of essays, Maracle shares her thoughts about some of the questions she has been asked by Canadians, addressing subjects such as citizenship, segregation, labour, law, prejudice, and reconciliation.
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Chatelaine. "After more than 40 years of speaking publicly, Maracle has written My Conversations with Canadians, in which she reflects on how her audiences have changed and what 'decolonizing' really means"
"Manuel was a tireless advocate for Indigenous rights, and has left us one of the most important texts on truth and reconciliation ever written."
Quill and Quire. "Celebrated Vancouver-born author, poet, artist, and activist Lee Maracle, a member of the Stö:lo Nation, made her mark in the early 1970s as one of the first aboriginal writers to have fiction published in Canada."