Vol. 29 No. 1/2 2009

What We Do, What We Are: Responsible, Ethical and Indigenous Centered Literary Criticisms of Indigenous Literature: Introduction to the Special Issue on Native Literature. By Niigonwedom James Sinclair and Renate Eigenbrod (Co-Editors)

Help Me I’m a Poor Indian who Doesn’t have Enough Books.By Annharte

Canadian Indian Literary Nationalism?: Critical Approaches in Canadian Indigenous Contexts – A Collaborative Interlogue. By Kristina Fagan, Daniel Heath Justice, Keavy Martin, Sam McKegney, Deanna Reder and Niigonwedom James Sinclair

The Cycle of Removal and Return: A Symbolic Geography of Indigenous Literature. By Christopher B. Teuton

“The Buffaloes are Gone” or “Return: Buffalo”? – The Relationship of the Buffalo to Indigenous Creative Expression. By Tasha Hubbard

ê-kiskakwêyahk / we wear it. By Neal McLeod

Exposing the Poison, Staunching the Wound: Applying Aboriginal Healing Theory to Literary Analysis. By Armand Garnet Ruffo

Rumors of a Larger Story: The Intersection of Mystery and Mastery in Eden Robinson’s Monkey Beach. By Agnes Kramer-Hamstra

Shitless Family Love: Deleuzo-Guattarian Creative Affiliations in Eden Robinson’s Blood Sports. By Norah Bowman-Broz

“With These Magic Weapons, Make a New World”: Indigenous Centered Urbanism in Tomson Highway’s Kiss of the Fur Queen. By Lindsay Claire Smith

“The Unending Appetite for Stories”: Genre Theory, Indigenous Theatre and Tomson Highway’s “Rez Cycle”. By Rubelise da Cunha

“Are We Also Here for That?”: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit – Traditional Knowledge of Critical Theory? By Keavy Martin

Beautiful Hunters with Strong Medicine”: Indigenous Masculinity and Kinship in Richard Van Camp’s The Lesser Breed. By Sam McKegney

NDNs By Richard Van Camp

Trick of the Aesthetic Apocalypse: Ethics of Loss and Restoration in Thomas King’s Truth and Bright Water. By Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber

Reading the Reception of Maria Campbell’s Halfbreed. By Kristina Fagan, Stephanie Danyluk, Bryce Donaldson, Amelia Horsburgh, Robyn Moore, and Martin Winquist

Tribute to Sam Corrigan

Book Reviews

Belanger, Yale (Editor): Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada: Current Trends and Issues, 3rd Edition. Reviewed by Cynthia C. Wesley-Esquimaux
Binnema, Ted and Susan Neylan (Editors): New Histories for Old: Changing Perspectives on Canada’s Native Pasts. Reviewed by Jarvis Brownlie
Brink, Jack W.: Imagining Head-Smashed-In: Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the Northern Plains. Reviewed by B. A. Nicholson
Dawn, Leslie: National Visions, National Blindness: Canadian Art and Identities in the 1920’s. Reviewed by Sandra Dyck
Evans, Michael Robert: Isuma: Inuit Video Art. Reviewed by James Ruppert
Heiss, Anita and Peter Minter (Editors): Anthology of Australian Aboriginal Literature. Reviewed by Reinhold Kramer
Hele, Karl (Editor): Lines Drawn Upon the Water: First Nations and the Great Lakes Borders and Borderlands. Reviewed by David J. Norton
Miller, Mary Jane: Outside Looking In: Viewing First Nations Peoples in Canadian Dramatic Television Series. Reviewed by Joan Sangster
Nather, David C. (Editor): Seeing Beyond Trees: The Social Dimensions of Aboriginal Forest Management. Reviewed by Thom Alcoze
Simpson, Leanne (Editor): Lighting the Eighth Fire: The Liberation, Resurgence and Protection of Indigenous Nations. Reviewed by Chris Paci
Smith, Andrea: Native Americans and the Christian Right: The Gendered Politics of Unlikely Alliances. Reviewed by Heather Devine
Steltzer, Ulli: The Spirit of Haida Gwaii: Bill Reid’s Masterpiece. Reviewed by Antoon Leenaars
Wagamese, Richard: One Native Life. Reviewed by Alfred Fisher

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