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Seven fallen feathers : racism, death, and hard truths in a northern city

Seven fallen feathers : racism, death, and hard truths in a northern city

Author: Tanya Talaga
Publisher: [Toronto] : Anansi, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Over the span of ten years, seven high school students died in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The seven were hundreds of miles away from their families, forced to leave their reserve because there was no high school there for them to attend. Award-winning journalist Tanya Talaga delves into the history of this northern city that has come to manifest, and struggle with, human rights violations past and present against  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Talaga, Tanya.
Seven fallen feathers.
Toronto : Anansi Nonfiction, 2017
Talaga, Tanya.
Seven fallen feathers.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Talaga
ISBN: 9781487002268 1487002262
OCLC Number: 987578118
Awards: Winner of the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize.
Description: 361 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Notes from a Blind Man --
Why Chanie Ran --
When the Wolf Comes --
Hurting from the Before --
Hollowness of Not Knowing --
We Speak for the Dead to Protect the Living --
Brothers --
River, Give Me My Son Back --
Less Than Worthy Victims --
Seven Fallen Feathers.
Responsibility: Tanya Talaga.


The shocking true story of seven young Indigenous students who were found dead in a northern Ontario city over the span of seven years.  Read more...


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[A]n urgent and unshakable portrait of the horrors faced by Indigenous teens going to school in Thunder Bay, Ontario, far from their homes and families. . . . Talaga's incisive research and Read more...

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