Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City

Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City ├ Read a Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City pdf ▂ By Tanya Talaga ◘ Winner, 2018 RBC Taylor Prize Winner, 2017 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Winner, First Nation Communities Read Indigenous Literature Award Finalist, 2017 Hilary Weston Writers Trust Prize for Nonfiction Finalist, 2017 Speaker s Book Award Finalist, 2018 B.C National Award for Canadian Non Fiction A Globe And Mail Top 100 Book A National Post 99 Best Book Of The Year In 1966, twelve year old Chanie Wenjack froze to death on the railway tracks after running away from residential school An inquest was called and four recommendations were made to prevent another tragedy None of those recommendations were applied.More than a quarter of a century later, from 2000 to 2011, seven Indigenous high school students died in Thunder Bay, Ontario The seven were hundreds of miles away from their families, forced to leave home and live in a foreign and unwelcoming city Five were found dead in the rivers surrounding Lake Superior, below a sacred Indigenous site Jordan Wabasse, a gentle boy and star hockey player, disappeared into the minus twenty degrees Celsius night The body of celebrated artist Norval Morrisseau s grandson, Kyle, was pulled from a river, as was Curran Strang s Robyn Harper died in her boarding house hallway and Paul Panacheese inexplicably collapsed on his kitchen floor Reggie Bushie s death finally prompted an inquest, seven years after the discovery of Jethro Anderson, the first boy whose body was found in the water Using a sweeping narrative focusing on the lives of the students, award winning investigative journalist Tanya Talaga delves into the history of this small northern city that has come to manifest Canada s long struggle with human rights violations against Indigenous communities.A portion of each sale of Seven Fallen Feathers will go to the Dennis Franklin Cromarty Memorial Fund, set up in 1994 to financially assist Nishnawbe Aski Nation students studies in Thunder Bay and at post secondary institutions. 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    • 11 September 2017