How we go home Voices from indigenous North America

Greg Ballenger

Book - 2020

"In myriad ways, each narrator's life has been shaped by loss, injustice, and resilience--and by the struggle of how to share space with settler nations whose essential aim is to take all that is Indigenous. Hear from Jasilyn Charger, one of the first five people to set up camp at Standing Rock, which kickstarted a movement of Water Protectors that roused the world; Gladys Radek, a survivor of sexual violence whose niece disappeared along Canada's Highway of Tears, who became a f...amily advocate for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls; and Marian Naranjo, herself the subject of a secret radiation test while in high school, who went on to drive Santa Clara Pueblo toward compiling an environmental impact statement on the consequences of living next to Los Alamos National Laboratory. Theirs are stories shaped by loss, injustice, resilience, and the struggle to share space with settler nations." -- Amazon.com.

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Series
Voice of witness (Chicago, Ill.)
Subjects
Genres
Essays
Biographies
Published
Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books [2020]
Language
English
Physical Description
323 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
9781642592719
9781642594089
Other Authors
Greg Ballenger (illustrator)
  • Terrace, Gitxsan / Wet'suwet'en First Nations /
  • Gladys Radek
  • Cheyenne River Sioux /
  • Jasilyn Charger
  • Rosebud Lakota /
  • Wizipan Little Elk
  • Snuneymuxw First Nation /
  • Geraldine Manson
  • New York City, Lipan Apache / Ysleta del Sur Pueblo /
  • Robert Ornelas
  • Fort Mojave Indian Tribe /
  • Ashley Hemmers
  • Selkirk, Metis/Salteaux /
  • Ervin Chartrand
  • Winnipeg, Peguis First Nation /
  • James Favel
  • Santa Clara Pueblo /
  • Marian Naranjo
  • Tsartlip First Nation /
  • Blaine Wilson
  • Winnipeg, Metis/Ojibwe/Salteaux /
  • Althea Guiboche
  • Six Nations of the Grand River, Mohawk/Tuscarora /
  • Vera Styres
  • The Trail of Broken Promises: US and Canadian Treaties with First Nations
  • "Indigenous Perspectives on Historical Trauma": An Interview with Johnna James
  • Indigenous Resurgence.