Nitassinan: The Innu Struggle to Reclaim Their Homeland

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This article is about Marie Wadden's 1991 book. For the article about the geographical region, see Nitassinan.
Nitassinan:
The Innu Struggle to Reclaim Their Homeland
Nitassinan book cover.jpg
First edition cover of Canadian release
Author Marie Wadden
Country Canada
Subject The plight of Indigenous peoples
Genre Non-fiction, book[1]
Publisher Douglas & McIntyre
Publication date
December 1991
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 218 pp.
ISBN ISBN 9781550540017

Nitassinan: The Innu Struggle to Reclaim Their Homeland is a non-fiction book, written by Canadian writer Marie Wadden, first published in December 1991 by Douglas & McIntyre. In the book, the author chronicles the plight of the Innu people, indigenous inhabitants of an area they affectionately call "Nitassinan" which means "our land" in the Innu dialect.[2]

Awards and honours[edit]

Nitassinan received the 1992 "Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction".[2] The author has written a second book entitled "Where the Pavement Ends, the Aboriginal Recovery Movement and the Urgent Need for Reconciliation", published in 2008 by Douglas & McIntyre and nominated for 3 awards, including the Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodreads, Nitassinan, Book review, Retrieved 11/22/2012
  2. ^ a b Faculty of Arts, 1992, Edna Staebler Award, Wilfrid Laurier University, Previous winners, Marie Wadden, Retrieved 11/19/2012

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