The Resource Northern wildflower : a memoir, Catherine Lafferty ; foreword by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Northern wildflower : a memoir, Catherine Lafferty ; foreword by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Label
Northern wildflower : a memoir
Title
Northern wildflower
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Lafferty ; foreword by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This is the story of how a young northern girl picked herself up out of the rough and polished herself off like the diamond that she is in the land of the midnight sun. Northern Wildflower is the beautifully written and powerful memoir of Catherine Lafferty. With startling honesty and a distinct, occasionally humorous, voice, Lafferty tells her story of being a Dene woman growing up in a small northern Canadian mining town and her struggles with discrimination, poverty, addiction, love and loss. Focusing on the importance of family ties, education, spiritualism, cultural identity, health and happiness, the relentless pursuit of success and the courage to speak the truth, Lafferty's words bring cultural awareness and relativity to Indigenous and non-Indigenous readers alike, giving insight into the real issues many Indigenous women face."--
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic formats.
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lafferty, Catherine
Dewey number
971.004/972
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E99.C59
LC item number
L34 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lafferty, Catherine
  • Chipewyan Indians
  • Indian women
  • Indians, North American
  • Chipewyan Indians
  • Indian women
  • Canada
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Label
Northern wildflower : a memoir, Catherine Lafferty ; foreword by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vii, 148 pages
Isbn
9781773630403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Indigenous Health Collection.
Other physical details
Illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1060596851
  • (OCoLC)on1060596851
Label
Northern wildflower : a memoir, Catherine Lafferty ; foreword by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vii, 148 pages
Isbn
9781773630403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Indigenous Health Collection.
Other physical details
Illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1060596851
  • (OCoLC)on1060596851

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