Book details

Publication date: December 1997
Features: Cree-English glossary
Keywords: Biography;Oral History
Subject(s): FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Native American Languages, Creative Writing, Creative Writing / Auto/biography & Memoir, Literary Studies, Literary Studies / Language Studies, Indigenous Studies, Indigenous Studies / Indigenous Languages, History, History / Oral History, Indigenous Studies, Indigenous Studies / Indigenous Author(s), Biography / Oral History, FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Native American Languages, Language teaching & learning, Biography;Oral History, Biography, Indigenous Studies, Language Studies, Indigenous Authors
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

Emma Minde. Emma Minde, a Cree woman, was born in 1907 and raised in Saddle Lake, Alberta. Upon her marriage, she moved to Hobbema (now Maskwacis). She recorded her autobiography in 1988.

Freda Ahenakew.

H. C. Wolfart.

"...recognize(s) the vitality of interest in the roots of Alberta's literary tradition and search for new forms of expression." R. Gordon Moyles, CBRA

"Emma Minde's reminiscences offer valuable insights into the social history of one of Alberta's largest and most significant reserve communities. Hers is the kind of story that is easily left out of the historical record, but when preserved, illuminates history as a lived experience." Michael Payne, CBRA

Alberta Book Publishing Awards - Alberta Scholarly Title of the Year

ISBNs: 9780888642912 978-0-88864-291-2 Title: their example showed me the way / kwayask e-ki-pe-kiskinowapahtihicik