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My Mother, My Translator

In 2008, Jaspreet Singh made a pact with his mother. He would gladly give her the go-ahead to publish her significantly altered translation of a story from his … 280 View

The Hope that Remains

Canadian Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide

Every immigrant that comes to Canada has a story. This book captures ten of those stories and the remarkable resiliency and fortitude of the human spirit. In 1994 one of the worst genocides in … 192 View

Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

Quebec Inuit Fight for Their Homeland

For decades, the Inuit of northern Québec were among the most neglected people in Canada. It took The Battle of James Bay, 1971-1975, for the governments in Québec City and Ottawa to … 132 View

Foreward

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Foreword

From: The Hope that Remains

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Will Ferguson explains how he met the author and why telling the stories of Rwandan genocide survivors in Canada is important. 2 $0.20 Add
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Long, Rough Osmosis

A Political History of Nunavik, Part 1

From: Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

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This chapter covers the early history of Nunavik, stressing that though Nunavik was merged with Quebec in 1912, the provincial government was absent from the territory for 5 decades. The chapter … 18 $1.80 Add
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My Mother, My Translator

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Recounts the story of Singh’s mother translating his first collection of short stories into Punjabi. Their trust over the translation of the fourteenth story prompted Singh to push his … 11 $1.10 Add
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Inuit Negotiate the James Bay Agreement

Part 1

From: Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

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In this chapter, Zebedee examines the James Bay hydro-electric project, the lack of consultation with the Cree of James Bay during planning of this project, the foundation of Indigenous … 44 $4.40 Add
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Preface

From: The Hope that Remains

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Regine Uwibereyeho King explains the themes that emerge in the stories of the survivors, as a genocide survivor herself. 2 $0.20 Add
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Unfinished

From: My Mother, My Translator

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Reveals that Singh’s mother passed away before finishing her memoir, prompting him to undertake a new project. 1 $0.10 Add
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Introduction

From: The Hope that Remains

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The author explains the commonalities within the stories of the survivors and how these themes can teach all of us how to live a better, more hopeful life. 2 $0.20 Add
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Inuit Negotiate the James Bay Agreement

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From: Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

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This reading examines the Quebec government’s agreement to provide essential services to Nunavik in exchange for what Zebedee calls "the essence of Inuit identity." It also … 40 $4.00 Add
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Some Photons

From: My Mother, My Translator

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A poem about eyes. 1 $0.10 Add
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An Overview of the Rwandan Genocide

From: The Hope that Remains

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This chapter orients the reader to key points of Rwandan history leading to the Rwandan genocide, an overview of the genocide itself, international responses to the genocide, and how the country … 9 $0.90 Add
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Face

From: My Mother, My Translator

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Relates the turmoil of Singh’s decision to remove his turban and cut his hair as a teen–the trauma it caused his mom, and the pain he suffered as consequence. Speculates on the … 11 $1.10 Add
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Long, Rough Osmosis

A Political History of Nunavik, Part 2

From: Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

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In the concluding chapter, Zebedee discusses Quebec separatism, and why Inuit peoples have rejected the separatist movement. 9 $0.90 Add