Nitassinan: The Innu Struggle to Reclaim Their Homeland
First edition cover of Canadian release
|Subject||The plight of Indigenous peoples|
|Publisher||Douglas & McIntyre|
|Media type||Print (hardback and paperback)|
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.
Awards and honours
Nitassinan received the 1992 "Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction". 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.
- Goodreads, , Book review, Retrieved 22 November 2012
- Faculty of Arts, 1992, , Wilfrid Laurier University, Previous winners, Marie Wadden, Retrieved 19 November 2012
- Douglas & McIntyre, , Retrieved 19 November 2012
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