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Blanket toss under midnight sun : portraits of everyday life in eight Indigenous communities —Seesequasis, Paul, author.

In 2015, writer and journalist Paul Seesequasis found himself grappling with the devastating findings of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission report on the residential school system. He sought understanding and i...

Blanket toss under midnight sun portraits of everyday life in eight Indigenous communities —Seesequasis, Paul, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2020
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A revelatory portrait of eight Indigenous communities from across North America, shown through never-before-published archival photographs - a gorgeous extension of Paul Seesequasis's popular social media project. The na...

Demanding equality : one hundred years of Canadian feminism —Sangster, Joan, 1952- author.

"One hundred years of feminist activism, from the 1880s to the 1980s, presented multiple paths for women's search for equality, autonomy, and dignity. Women fashioned different dreams of freedom and social transformation...

Canadian carnival freaks and the extraordinary body, 1900-1970s —Nicholas, Jane, 1977- author.

"In 1973, a five year old girl known as Pookie was exhibited as "The Monkey Girl" at the Canadian National Exhibition. Pookie was the last of a number of children exhibited as 'freaks' in twentieth-century Canada. Jane N...

Canada 1919 : a nation shaped by war

"With compelling insight, Canada 1919 examines the year following the Great War--a war that was, for Canada, completely unexpected in its magnitude. In the midst of relief that the killing had ended, economic and politic...

Personal and political : stories from the women's health movement 1960-2010

"Personal and Political details the innovative, courageous, and creative activism of the "second wave" women's health movement in Canada between 1960 and 2010."-- Provided by publisher.

Pick one intelligent girl : employability, domesticity, and the gendering of Canada's welfare state, 1939-1947 —Stephen, Jennifer Anne, 1959-

"During the tumultuous formative years of the Canadian welfare state, many women rose through the ranks of the federal civil service to oversee the massive recruitment of Canadian women to aid in the Second World War. Ir...

The desirable sister : a novel —Burkowicz, Taslim, 1978- author.

"The Desirable Sister uses the framework of 'colourism' to expose the circumstances of two sisters who are born into the same family with two different skin tones: one with skin fair enough she passes for white, the othe...

Making the best of it : women and girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the Second World War

Many women who lived through the Second World War believed it heralded new status and opportunities, but scholars have argued that very little changed. How can these interpretations be reconciled? Making the Best of It e...

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