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Up Ghost River free pdf After being separated from his family at age 7, Edmund Metatawabin was assigned a number and stripped of his Native identity. At his residential school he was physically and emotionally abused. Leaving high school, he turned to alcohol to forget the trauma. He later left behind his wife and family, and fled to Edmonton, where he joined a Native support group that helped him come to terms with his addiction. By listening to elders' wisdom, he learned how to live an authentic Native life within a modern context, thereby restoring what had been taken from him.

About Edmund Metatawabin

EDMUND METATAWABIN, former Chief of Fort Albany First Nation, is a Cree writer, educator and activist. A residential school survivor, he has devoted himself to righting the wrongs of the past, and educating Native youth in traditional knowledge. Metatawabin now lives in his self-made log house in Fort Albany, Ontario, off the reserve boundary, on land he refers to as my "Grandfathers' Land." He owns a local sawmill and also works as a consultant, speaker and researcher. ALEXANDRA SHIMO is a former radio producer for the CBC and former editor at "Maclean's." An award-winning journalist, she is the author of "The Environment Equation," which was published in 12 countries. She lives in Toronto.

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Author : Edmund Metatawabin
Publisher : Vintage Books
Data Published : 25 June 2015
ISBN : 0307399885
EAN : 9780307399885
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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