From Mushkegowuk to New Orleans

From Mushkegowuk to New Orleans

A Mixed Blood Highway

Book - 2008
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In 2007 Joseph Boyden, author of the bestselling novel Three Day Road, was invited by the Canadian Literature Centre to deliver the inaugural Henry Kreisel Lecture at the University of Alberta. Boyden spoke passionately, relating Aboriginal people in Canada to poor African-Americans, Whites, and Hispanics in post-Katrina New Orleans. At the end of his lecture he presented a manifesto to the audience, demanding independence from the shackles of North American governments on behalf of these oppressed cultures. The lecture was received with much acclaim and enthusiasm.
Publisher: Edmonton : NeWest Press, c2008
ISBN: 9781897126295
Branch Call Number: 970.4 B78f
Characteristics: 31 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Canadian Literature Centre
Alternative Title: Mixed blood highway


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Jun 10, 2017

Slim, not very profound remarks. The author repeats an oft-heard but mistaken belief that poverty causes crime.

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