We Share Our Matters: Two Centuries of Writing and Resistance at Six Nations of the Grand River (Paperback)

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Description


The Haudenosaunee, more commonly known as the Iroquois or Six Nations, have been one of the most widely written about Indigenous groups in the United States and Canada. But seldom have the voices emerging from this community been drawn on in order to understand its enduring intellectual traditions. Rick Monture’s We Share Our Matters offers the first comprehensive portrait of how the Haudenosaunee of the Grand River region have expressed their long struggle for sovereignty in Canada. Through careful readings of more than two centuries of letters, speeches, ethnography, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and film, Monture argues Haudenosaunee core beliefs have remained remarkably consistent and continue to inspire ways to address current social and political realities.

About the Author


Rick Monture is a member of the Mohawk nation, Turtle clan, from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. He is the Director of the Indigenous Studies Program at McMaster University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780887557675
ISBN-10: 0887557678
Publisher: University of Manitoba Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2014
Pages: 240
Language: English