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Hallowe’en Story: The Witches of Rama

Hallowe’en Story: The Witches of Rama

Between the years 1915 and 1918, several members of the Rama First Nation worked with George E. Laidlaw, a retired army colonel and semi-professional archaeologist in an ethnographic project aimed at the preservation of Anishinabek stories. Together, the team was able to collect and recount over 100 sto...
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Wapihti: Emerging Short Fiction

Wapihti: Emerging Short Fiction

Once upon a time, there was a young Woods Cree girl. Her name was Wapihti ‘White-tailed Deer’. On her tenth season of life, she is given a green ribbon. It is an offering to the sacred guardian, Newo-Mistatim (four-horse). This guardian dwells inside the ‘Land of the Dancing Deer’. It is a magical meado...
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LOST IN THE WORLD WHERE HE WAS ALWAYS THE ONLY ONE

LOST IN THE WORLD WHERE HE WAS ALWAYS THE ONLY ONE

Excerpted from the forthcoming book Islands of Decolonial Love, published November 2013 by Arbeiter Ring Publishing. i did not want to drive onto the rez in a brand new white volvo turbo 680 or whatever the fuck it was called. “why don’t we drive in my truck, i’ll submit the travel claim, it’ll be easie...
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LEE MARACLE ON HER EXCHANGE WITH THE CHHARA

LEE MARACLE ON HER EXCHANGE WITH THE CHHARA

The trip Lee writes about in the following journal was an International cultural exchange funded through the Canada Council for the Arts that took place in December 2012. The Canadian Indigenous participants came together for this project through common interests in developing international Indigenous a...
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DOG FIGHT

DOG FIGHT

Short story by critically acclaimed author, Lee Maracle. This happened on a Thursday. The dogs, all thirteen of them unclothed rattled along quarrelling on their way to Highway 409 Barrie bound, were stopped by a security guard riding his bicycle. He bellowed at the dogs, which stopped nipping, biting a...
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“A GENTLE HABIT”

“A GENTLE HABIT”

An excerpt from Cherie Dimaline’s new collection of short stories. all the small things that collect at the bottom of a day “if you have ever drawn up your last plan on an old shirt cardboard in an Eastside hotel room of winter with last week’s rent due and a dead radiator you’ll know...
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THE BEAD FAIRY

THE BEAD FAIRY

Recent fiction from the author of “Red Rooms”. Pearl Harbor hit Sault Ste Marie like a traveling midway, bringing fresh blood, cheaply made toys and the crash and sparkle of a hope that can only be delivered on shiny trucks driven by cigar chomping toughs. In 1941 this place must have looked...
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