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Wenjack —Boyden, Joseph, 1966- author.

"An Ojibwe boy runs away from a North Ontario Indian School. He realizes too late just how far away home is. Along the way he's followed by Manitous, spirits of the forest who comment on his plight, cajoling, taunting, a...

Up Ghost River : a chief's journey through the turbulent waters of Native history —Metatawabin, Edmund, 1947- author.

"In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada's worst residential schools. St. Anne's, in northern Ontario, is an institution now notorious for the range of punish...

Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont —Boyden, Joseph, 1966- author.

Louis Riel, a controversial Métis mystic and visionary, fought for his people's rights against an encroaching tide of white settlers. Hunter and Métis leader Gabriel Dumont, a man tested by warfare, was, in contrast, a...

Three day road —Boyden, Joseph, 1966-
DAISY Sound Recording
2006
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In 1919, Niska, an old Cree medicine woman, goes to retrieve soldier Xavier Bird, who arrives back without a leg, addicted to morphine, and near death. Niska paddles Xavier home while telling him her life story, and in r...

The orenda —Boyden, Joseph, 1966-, 1966-
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
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"The Orenda" opens with a brutal massacre and the kidnapping of the young Iroquois Snow Falls, a spirited girl with a special gift. Her captor, Bird, is an elder and one of the Huron nation?s great warriors and statesmen...

Dans le grand cercle du monde : roman —Boyden, Joseph, 1966- author.

"Un jeune jésuite français venu en Nouvelle-France pour évangéliser les Indiens est abandonné par ses guides et capturé par les Hurons en même temps qu'une jeune Iroquoise."--Memento.

Wenjack —Boyden, Joseph, 1966- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
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An Ojibwe boy runs away from a North Ontario Indian School. He realizes too late just how far away home is. Along the way he's followed by Manitous, spirits of the forest who comment on his plight, cajoling, taunting, an...

Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont —Boyden, Joseph, 1966-
DAISY Sound Recording
2011
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Riel, regarded by some as a hero and visionary, by others as a madman and misguided religious zealot, fought for the rights of the Métis people and helped establish the province of Manitoba before escaping to the United ...

Through black spruce —Boyden, Joseph, 1966-
DAISY Sound Recording
2009
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Will Bird is a legendary Cree bush pilot, now in a coma; his niece Annie, returned from her journey, sits beside his bed. Their secrets are revealed - the tragic betrayal that cost Will his family, Annie's desperate sear...

Through black spruce —Boyden, Joseph, 1966-
Sound Recording
2009
Availability: 1 of 1

Will Bird is a legendary Cree bush pilot, now in a coma; his niece Annie, returned from her journey, sits beside his bed. Their secrets are revealed - the tragic betrayal that cost Will his family, Annie's desperate sear...

Born with a tooth —Boyden, Joseph, 1966-
DAISY Sound Recording
2003
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A collection of short stories set in the native reserves in Northern Ontario. The characters include a young woman who falls in love with a wolf, a boy who enters the pro-wrestling ring and takes on the defending champio...

Wenjack —Boyden, Joseph, 1966- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
Availability: 1 of 1

An Ojibwe boy runs away from a North Ontario Indian School. He realizes too late just how far away home is. Along the way he's followed by Manitous, spirits of the forest who comment on his plight, cajoling, taunting, an...

The Orenda —Boyden, Joseph, 1966- author.
EAudiobook
2014

"History reveals itself when, in the seventeenth century, a Jesuit missionary ventures into the Canadian wilderness in search of converts-the defining moment of first contact between radically different worlds. What unfo...

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