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Claiming Anishinaabe : decolonizing the human spirit

Author: Lynn Gehl
Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan : University of Regina Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Denied her Indigenous status, Lynn Gehl has been fighting her entire life to reclaim mino-pimadiziwin-the good life. Exploring Anishinaabeg philosophy and Anishinaabeg conceptions of truth, Gehl shows how she came to locate her spirit and decolonize her identity, thereby becoming, in her words, "fully human." Gehl also provides a harsh critique of Canada and takes on important anti-colonial battles, including the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Gehl, Lynn, 1962-, author.
Claiming Anishinaabe.
Regina, Saskatchewan : University of Regina Press, 2017.
(CaOONL)20179050028
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Gehl
ISBN: 9780889774919 0889774919
OCLC Number: 1005093663
Description: 176 pages
Responsibility: Lynn Gehl.

Abstract:

"Denied her Indigenous status, Lynn Gehl has been fighting her entire life to reclaim mino-pimadiziwin-the good life. Exploring Anishinaabeg philosophy and Anishinaabeg conceptions of truth, Gehl shows how she came to locate her spirit and decolonize her identity, thereby becoming, in her words, "fully human." Gehl also provides a harsh critique of Canada and takes on important anti-colonial battles, including the land claims process and sex discrimination in the Indian Act."--

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"Throughout Claiming Anishinaabe , the conversation remains rooted in the destructive effects of oppressive power on the human spirit, and an insistence that both knowledge and spirituality are key Read more...

 
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