Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout has 56 ratings and 5 reviews. Ai said: It’s a beautiful read; I will need time to parse it more fully, and really sit wi. Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout. Tomson Highway. Vancouver: Talonbooks, pp. $ sc. Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout [Tomson Highway] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Based on a deposition signed by 14 Chiefs of the.

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Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout by Tomson Highway

No trivia or quizzes yet. They told us they wanted only the use of these pieces of land for triut few years, and then would hand them back to us in an improved condition; meanwhile they would give us some of the products they raised for the loan of our land. Stephanie rated it liked it Apr 29, Then we thought there are some bad ones among them, but surely on the whole they must shiswap good. What makes the Laurier Memorial fascinating are the revelations it offers regarding Aboriginal concepts of land ownership, kinship, and basic hospitality.

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Sydney rated it it was ok Jan 22, We only have a loan of these reserves in life rent, or at the option of the B. They thought we would be satisfied with this, but we never have been satisfied and never will be until we get our rights. Read more Read less. Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout. He currently resides in Toronto. We expected her subjects would do us no harm, but rather improve us by giving us knowledge, and enabling us to do some of the wonderful things they could do.


They have knocked down the same as the posts of all the Indian tribes. After a time they say that our patience might get exhausted and that we night cause trouble if we thought all the land was to be occupied by whites, they set aside many small reservations for us here and there over the country.

Ernewtine want you to be interested in us, and to understand more fully the conditions under which we live. Hafsa rated it liked it Oct 05, Fences and signs are erected in traditional berry picking territory, cows are moved from their pastures, and there is no more fishing in the river.

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Tomson Highway, in his inimical way, juxtaposes humour with tragedy, base instincts with profound action, in four real, recognizable, fully developed female characters.

I had read a novel by highway in class.

Except we can get fair play we can see we ernestinee go to the wall, and most of us be reduced to beggary or to continuous wage slavery. They said a very large reservation would be staked off for us southern interior tribes and the tribal lands outside of this reservation, the government would buy from us for white settlement.

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Showing of 1 reviews. As we found they did us no harm our friendship with them became lasting. We denounce same as being the main cause OT the unsatisfactory condition of Indian affairs in this country and the animosity and friction with the whites. We take this opportunity of your visiting Kamloops to speak a few words to you.


The play was an ideal project to include in the application which by the way, was successful because of the historical component provided by the Laurier Memorial, and the fact that the development and research for the work would take place in a non-traditional, creative environment. The Queens law which we believe guaranteed us our rights, the B. Return to Book Page.

Andrew Feltham rated it really liked it Dec 05, He was sent to a Roman Catholic boarding school at the age of six. Published September 15th by Talonbooks first published September 1st The whites made a government in Victoria – perhaps the Queen made it.

It’s a beautiful read; I will need time to parse it more fully, and really sit with it, but the characters were so rich and the story was so interwoven and just intensely crafted? Simply put, the Native people of the Thompson River Valley at the time here depicted the early twentieth century did not know the tongue.

Lindsay rated it really liked it Apr 07, His father, Joe Highway, was a trapper and fisherman, and a legendary dog sled racer. The resulting script is what happens when an exceptional playwright turns his attention to fascinating material. At first they looked only for gold. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ewa Krajewska rated it liked it Jan 06,