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CANADIAN NATIVE PEOPLE AND SHORT STORIES
A NATIVE AMERICAN - CREE
NATIVE AMERICANSTHE PEOPLEFIRST MENORIGINAL PEOPLECANADIAN INDIANNATIVEABORIGINAL
STEREOTYPESbows and arrowscampfirestepeesmusic (drums)medicine menponiespipes of peacechiefs
buckskinwampumsbraidsspirits of animalspeyotegood huntersreligion
REALITY OF ABORIGINALSNative people and unemploymentSuicidesCrimeDiscriminationLow economic situationViolence
UNHIDING THE HIDDENby Robert Kroetch
Survival itself is the Canadian apocalypse. The Canadian cannot die and therefore writes fiction. He longs to be destroyed by America; in his wrath at Americas failure he sets out to be the destroyer. It is his only hope.
W. P. KINSELLAWilliam Patrick Kinsella, OC, OBC (born May 25, 1935) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer who is well-known for his novel Shoeless Joe (1982) which was adapted into the movie Field of Dreams in 1989. His work has often concerned baseball, which is a significant part of all of his novels. His work also concerned Canada's First Nations and other Canadian issues.
REAL INDIANSSocial aspectStoryLanguageRelationshipsCharacterization
MARGARET LAURENCEBorn in Neepawa, Manitoba, Laurence was the daughter of solicitor Robert Wemyss and Verna Jean Simpson. Following the death of her mother when Laurence was four, Margaret Simpson, a maternal aunt, came to take care of the family. A year later, Simpson married her father and in 1933 they had a son, Robert. In 1935, Robert Wemyss Sr. died of pneumonia.
THE LOONSSocio-economic situationNatureAnimalsRelationshipsBoth are 1st person singular