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Joe, Rita 1932-2007

Overview
Works: 30 works in 80 publications in 5 languages and 1,426 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Autobiographies  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Music  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR9199.3.J55, C811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rita Joe
Lnu and Indians we're called by Rita Joe( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song of Eskasoni : more poems of Rita Joe by Rita Joe( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection by Mi'kmaq poet Rita Joe from Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia. Topics include the oppession of her people and spirituality
The Mi'kmaq anthology by Rita & Choyce, Lesley Joe( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, i, s, t
We are the dreamers : recent and early poetry by Rita Joe( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are the Dreamers is really two books: Rita Joes recent poetry and her rare, long-out-of-print first book called Poems of Rita Joe. Together, they offer evidence of her continuing journey to understand and to share the unique combination of native spirituality and Christianity that is Rita Joes daily life
Poems of Rita Joe by Rita Joe( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rita Joe was born in Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia in 1931. She is a status Indian of the Micmac tribe. A foster child herself who had been shunted from home to home and from one reservation to another, she has a deep and abiding love for children. With eight of her own, she has nonetheless adopted two more and takes care of two grandchildren. She says that she writes always with children in mind. For them she writes so that others may come to understand the right of her people to education and dignity
The Mi'kmaq anthology, volume 2 : in celebration of the life of Rita Joe( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blind man's eyes : new and selected poetry by Rita Joe( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song of Eskasoni( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the revival of the native traditions and spirituality in Eskasoni through the writings of Rita Joe
Nous sommes les rêveurs by Rita Joe( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song of Rita Joe : autobiography of a Mi'kmaq poet by Rita Joe( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Straight from the heart, Rita Joe tells the story of her remarkable life: her tumultuous childhood in foster homes, education in an Indian residential school, turbulent marriage and daily struggles with prejudice, sexism and poverty. Over time, these battles led her to discover her poetic voice which helped her reclaim her Aboriginal heritage. In the fascinating final part of her story, Rita Joe writes movingly about old age, her lifelong spiritual quest and the promise of renewed hope and healing."--Jacket
The song-- that's the monument : Eskasoni Mi'kmaw tribal culture in the music-making of Rita Joe and Thomas George Poulette by Kevin Michael Alstrup( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easterly : 60 Atlantic writers by Blaine E Hatt( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mi'Kmaq Songs (Lyrics by Rita Joe) by Rita Joe( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Micmac Indians, Mi'Kmaw,Mi'Kmaq, Indians of North America Canada, Rita Joe
The Mi'kmaq anthology( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mapping herbal plants( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Micmac and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thomas Johnson explains in Micmac language about traditional Micmac herbal plants. Also, Kim Paul and Eugene Denny explain the operation of the Netukulit GIS Project which gives exact geographic readings on Cape Breton Island
Song of Rita Joe : autobiography of a Mi'kmaq poet by Rita Joe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mi'kmaq poet Rita Joe reflects on the tumultuous events of her life. Raised in foster homes and educated in an Indian residential school, she endured prejudice, sexism, and poverty. She began to write poetry, and soon discovered the voice through which she could reclaim her Aboriginal heritage
Mi'kmaq government, Sante Mawio'mi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Micmac government and inter-governmental relations are discussed by Micmac people including members of the Micmac grand council, Sante Mawio'mi
When I get back to Blighty by Rita Joe( )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Song of Eskasoni : more poems of Rita Joe by Rita Joe( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

For the children by Rita Joe( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Beautiful woodcuts illustrate these strong, clear and encouraging poems that tell stories of Micmac life
 
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Lnu and Indians we're called
Covers
Song of Eskasoni : more poems of Rita JoeThe Mi'kmaq anthologyWe are the dreamers : recent and early poetrySong of Rita Joe : autobiography of a Mi'kmaq poetSong of Eskasoni : more poems of Rita Joe
Alternative Names
Bernard, Rita 1932-2007

Googoo, Rita 1932-2007

Rita Joe Canadees dichteres (1932-2007)

Rita Joe Canadian writer

Rita Joe canadisk poet

Rita Joe escriptora canadenca

Rita Joe escritora canadiense

Rita Joe kanadensisk poet

Rita Joe kanadische Dichterin und Songwriterin

Rita Joe kanadisk poet

Languages
English (71)

French (3)

German (1)

Micmac (1)

Dutch (1)