Missinippi – Ethiniwak

$175.00

Bighetty, Marie Adele (Compiled By); Barry Senyk (Ed.)

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Bighetty, Marie Adele (Compiled By); Barry Senyk (Ed.). Missinippi – Ethiniwak. Pukatawagan, Manitoba, Canada: Pukatawagan Cree Language Program, 1986. First printing. ISBN: 9780889258501. pp. ix, 187. 8vo. Pictorial boards, map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with black and white and colour maps, portraits, photographs and illustrations of the Missinippi people, the Pukatawagan Residential School. Much content relating to the residential school system in the area with photographs of clergy and students. Text chiefly in English with some Syllabics. Exceedingly rare. At time of catalouing this title does not appear amongst the holdings at Peel, LAC/BAC. Unrecorded in OCLC. Hardcover. ”This book is about the Missinippi people of the Pukatawagan area. The stories you are about to read are taken from historians and elders, whose contents were passed on by word of mouth from their forefathers. The stories will take you to prehistoric times (before the coming of the whiteman to the Missinippi area), historic times, the present and predictions which will take you far into the future. I hope that you will read on.” (#2123) $175.00