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Permanent astonishment —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

In 1990 Rene Highway, a world-renowned dancer, died of an AIDS-related illness. 'Permanent Astonishment' is Tomson Highway's extravagant embrace of his younger brother's final words: "Dont mourn me, be joyful." Infused w...

Dry lips oughta move to Kapuskasing : a play —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author

"Tells another story of the mythical Wasaychigan Hill Indian Reserve, also the setting for Tomson Highway's award winning play The Rez Sisters. Where in The Rez Sisters the focus was on seven "Wasy" women and the game of...

Fox on the ice / Maageesees maskwameek kaapit / Tomson Highway ; osisopéhikéwina Brian Deines. —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author

One winter afternoon, Joe and Cody went ice fishing with their papa, their mama, and Cody's little black dog, Ootsie. It was the perfect day to fish. The sky was clear, and the sun made the snow sparkle like diamonds. Br...

Kiss of the fur queen —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

Kiss of the Fur Queen is a novel by Tomson Highway, first published by Doubleday Canada in September 1998. The novel's main characters are Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis, two young Cree brothers from Eemanipiteepitat ...

The Rez sisters : a play in two acts —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

Portrays the attempts of seven Indian women from a northern Ontario reserve to beat the odds and win the world's largest bingo in Ontario.

From oral to written : a celebration of Indigenous literature in Canada, 1980-2010 —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

"Aboriginal Canadians tell their own stories, about their own people, in their own voice, from their own perspective. If as recently as forty years ago there was no recognizable body of work by Canadian writers, as recen...

Caribou song —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author

Joe and Cody are brothers who follow the caribou (ateek) all year long. Joe plays the accordion (kitoochigan) and Cody dances to entice the wandering caribou. But when thousands of caribou heed their call, the boys becom...

A tale of monstrous extravagance : imagining multilingualism —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author

Playwright, novelist, polyglot, pianist, trickster Tomson Highway's Henry Kreisel Lecture on the importance of multilingualism.

Dragonfly kites —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

Joe and Cody may live far from other people, but that deosn't mean they are lonely. The surrounding wildlife lake wonderful friends. But the dragonflies are their favourites. Transforming them into gossamer kites, Joe an...

Paasteewitoon Kaapooskaysing tageespichit : meetaweewin —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

"Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing" tells another story of the mythical Wasaychigan Hill Indian Reserve, also the setting for Tomson Highway's award winning play The Rez Sisters. Wherein The Rez Sisters the focus was o...

The rez sisters a play in two acts —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author
DAISY Sound Recording
2001
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Seven women attempt to beat the odds by winning the biggest bingo in the world and escaping their tortured lives.

Fox on the ice / Maageesees maskwameek kaapit / Tomson Highway ; osisopéhikéwina Brian Deines. —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

"Brothers Joe and Cody are spending a chilly winter afternoon ice fishing with their parents. Cody is helping Papa fish, while Mama and Joe doze in the sled. Suddenly the sled dogs sit up and sniff. A fox is across the l...

Life & Times. Tomson Highway
DVD] :native Voice
1997
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A profile of Tomson Highway, Canada's foremost native playwright. Includes excerpts from his play Dry Lips oughta move to Kapuskasing.

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