Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in A Northern City by Tanya Talaga
Journalist Tanya Talaga examines the history of Thunder Bay, where seven Indigenous high school students died between 2000 and 2011. This small northern town has come to manifest Canada’s struggle with the human rights of Indigenous communities.
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Active History. "Many of these are small, everyday acts that average Canadians can undertake, but others are more provocative that encourage people to think about Indigenous-settler relationships in new ways."
The Star. "For the last two years, Tanya Talaga has barely had a moment to catch her breath."
Chatelaine. "The Toronto Star reporter explains why her new book, about the deaths of seven Indigenous students in one northern city, is really a story about all of Canada."
Quill and Quire. "The book recounts the stories of seven Indigenous high school students who died in Thunder Bay, Ontario, between 2000 and 2011."