Sara Sinclair

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How We Go Home

Voices from Indigenous North America

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 … 344 View
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Introduction

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Sinclair states her intentions for the project How We Go Home to offer oral histories of living Indigenous peoples in Canada and the United States and how her personal experiences have shaped her … 9 $0.90 Add
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Gladys Radek, Terrace, Gitxsan / Wet’suwet’en First Nations

“When Tamara went missing, it took the breath out of me.”

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Gladys Radek of Gitxsan/Wet’suwet’en First Nations shares about life journey with sexual abuse and violence around her during childhood, and how her experiences led to her involvement … 17 $1.70 Add
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Wizipan Little Elk, Rosebud Lakota

“On the reservation, you have the beauty of the culture and our traditional knowledge contrasted with the reality of poverty.”

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Wizipan Little Elk, who is Rosebud Lakota, tells his story. He is the Executive Director of the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation, where he manages development projects to create jobs for … 22 $2.20 Add
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Geraldine Manson, Snuneymuxw First Nation

“The nurse was trying to get me to sign a paper to put our baby, Derrick, up for adoption.”

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Geraldine Manson, of Snuneymuxw First Nation, shares her story about being an Elder in Residence at the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. She was in a residential school as a child … 18 $1.80 Add
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Robert Ornelas, New York City, Lipan Apache / Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

“A part of the soul sickness for me was being ashamed. . . . What we were being taught about Indians was so minimal and so negative.”

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Robert Ornelas, who lives in New York City, and is of the Lipan Apache / Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, is a retired substance abuse counselor. He shares how he understood and felt about being native as … 17 $1.70 Add
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Ashley Hemmers, Fort Mojave Indian Tribe

“I didn’t work my ass off to get to Yale to be called a squaw.”

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Ashley Hemmers of Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, is the Tribal Administrator, shares her story of her family’s experiences in residential schools, a pivotal moment in her childhood with her … 21 $2.10 Add
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Ervin Chartrand, Selkirk, Métis/Salteaux

“They said I fit the description because I looked like six other kids with leather vests and long hair who looked Indian.”

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Ervin Chartrand, of Selkirk, Manitoba is of Métis/Salteaux descent. He describes his childhood characterized by a lack of belonging, and joining a street gang at the age of fourteen. He … 19 $1.90 Add
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James Favel, Winnipeg, Peguis First Nation

“You’re a stakeholder because you’ve got to walk these streets every day.”

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James Favel, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, is of the Peguis First Nation. He describes his childhood in Winnipeg and his reaching out to his father as teenager, and reconnecting with his culture. He … 19 $1.90 Add
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Marian Naranjo, Santa Clara Pueblo

“Indigenous peoples’ reason for being is to be the caretakers of the air, the water, the land, and each other.”

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Marian Naranjo, of Santa Clara Pueblo, is the founder of Honor Our Pueblo Existence. She shares about the challenges the Pueblo people have had in working to steward their land in the face of … 17 $1.70 Add
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Blaine Wilson, Tsartlip First Nation

“When I was twenty-five, thirty, there was more salmon and I was fishing every other day. Now I’m lucky to go once a week.”

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Blaine Wilson, of Tsartlip First Nation on Vancouver Island, is a hunter and fisherperson, one of the few remaining who know how to live off the land. He describes his childhood and family at … 12 $1.20 Add
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Althea Guiboche, Winnipeg, Métis/Ojibwe/Salteaux

“I had three babies under three years old and I was homeless.”

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Althea Guiboche, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, is of Métis/Ojibwe/Salteaux descent. She is a respected community advocate for homeless in the North End of Winnipeg, an experience she understands … 22 $2.20 Add
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Vera Styres, Six Nations of the Grand River, Mohawk/Tuscarora

“I was a ‘scabby, dirty little Indian.’”

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Vera Styres is of the Six Nations of the Grand River and she is of Mohawk/Tuscarora descent. She is a retired social worker. She speaks of her childhood in residential schools, and of coming to … 20 $2.00 Add
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Glossary

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The glossary defines the key terms appearing throughout the book. 9 $0.90 Add
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Historical Timeline of Indigenous North America

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This historical timeline maps out key dates and events in Indigenous North America, tracing the impact of colonialism, and ends in 2020. 20 $2.00 Add