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kiyam: poems - Mingling Voices Series (Paperback)
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kiyam: poems - Mingling Voices Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 148 Pages / Published: 01/04/2012
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Through poems that move between the two languages, McIlwraith exploresthe beauty of the intersection between nehiyawewin, the PlainsCree language, and English, akayasimowin. Written to honourher father's facility in nehiyawewin and her mother'sbeauty and generosity as an inheritor of Cree, Ojibwe, Scottish, andEnglish, kiyam articulates a powerful yearning for family,history, peace, and love.

Publisher: AU Press
ISBN: 9781926836690
Number of pages: 148
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 203 x 152 x 13 mm


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In a clear and engaging voice, McIlwraith provides an intriguing view of a woman and a writer navigating the pathways between the European literary tradition and the oral tradition of the First Nations and Metis, negotiating these two vastly different linguistic worlds.
- Jenna Butler, MacEwan University

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