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Moose to Moccasins: The Story of Ka Kita Wa Pa No Kwe

Moose to Moccasins: The Story of Ka Kita Wa Pa No Kwe (Paperback)

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Having been born in a tent on Bear Island, Lake Temagami, in 1908, Madeline Katt Theriault could recall an earlier independent and traditional First Nations lifestyle. In this book, the late author proudly tells of her youth and coming of age by sharing her vivid memories and drawing on exceptional old family photographs. In her own words, she writes of a time long ago -- a time that was difficult, but not without personal rewards. "Moose to Moccasins is a remarkable account by Madeline Theriault, or Ka Kita Wa Pa No Kwe ('Wise Day Woman'), who, in her own words, has lived 'in both cultures, Indian and white man's.' From her birth in the Temagami region in 1908, to her life in North Bay in the 1970s and 1980s, she takes the reader on a remarkable journey. We travel through the bush with her as a young girl. 'We killed animals only when needed and we could drink water anywhere. Our camp was always fresh; fresh balsam branches for our beds and floors in the camp. Such lively smells and the air was pure.' We step back into another century, into another universe.

There is a wealth of information in these pages about a people, and a way of life, about which most non-Natives know almost nothing."- Donald B. Smith, Professor of History, University of Calgary

BiographyBiography: generalHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural history Publisher: Natural Heritage Books Publication Date: 31/08/2006 ISBN-13: 9781897045152  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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