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A two-spirit journey : the autobiography of a lesbian Ojibwa-Cree elder

Author: Ma-Nee Chacaby; Mary Louisa Plummer
Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba : University of Manitoba Press, 2016.
Series: Critical studies in native history, 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Two-Spirit Journey is Ma-Nee Chacaby's extraordinary account of her life as an Ojibwa-Cree lesbian. From her early, often harrowing memories of life and abuse in a remote Ojibwa community riven by poverty and alcoholism, Chacaby's story is one of enduring and ultimately overcoming the social, economic, and health legacies of colonialism. As a child, Chacaby learned spiritual and cultural traditions from her Cree  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Autobiographies
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Additional Physical Format: Chacaby, Ma-Nee, 1950-
Two-spirit journey.:
Winnipeg, Manitoba : University of Manitoba Press, 2016.
(CaOONL)2015908010X
Named Person: Ma-Nee Chacaby; Ma-Nee Chacaby
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ma-Nee Chacaby; Mary Louisa Plummer
ISBN: 9780887555053 0887555055 9780887555039 0887555039 0887558127 9780887558122
OCLC Number: 936220187
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Note on Terminology; Family Tree; Chapter 1. My Grandmother's and My Family's History in Manitoba and Ontario (1863-1952); Chapter 2. First Discoveries, Joys, and Sorrows-My Early Childhood in Ombabika (1952-1958); Chapter 3. Seasonal Activities, First Friendships, and the Beginning of Addiction (1958-1960); Chapter 4. School, Teenage Friendships, and Having Two Spirits (1960-1965); Chapter 5. Losing My Grandmother and Mother, Becoming a Parent, and Surviving an Abusive Marriage in Auden (1965-1970). Chapter 6. Living and Parenting in Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie Before Sobriety (1970-1975)Chapter 7. Sobriety and Single-Parenting in Thunder Bay (1975-1980); Chapter 8. Working with Addicted Mothers and Raising Foster Kids with Nate in Winnipeg (1980-1987); Chapter 9. Coming Out, Falling in Love, and Living with Leah in Thunder Bay and Boston (1987-1991); Chapter 10. Meeting Grace and Building a Life Together in Kaministiquia (1991-2004); Chapter 11. Recovering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Becoming an Elder in Thunder Bay (2004-2014); Afterword by Mary Louisa Plummer. People Mentioned in the BookGlossary; Bibliography.
Series Title: Critical studies in native history, 18.
Responsibility: Ma-Nee Chacaby with Mary Louisa Plummer.
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A compelling, harrowing, but ultimately uplifting story of resilience and self-discovery. A Two-Spirit Journey is Ma-Nee Chacaby's extraordinary account of her life as an Ojibwa-Cree lesbian. From  Read more...

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