Stoney Creek Woman
The Story of Mary JohnBook - 1997
The captivating story of Mary John (who passed away in 2004), a pioneering Carrier Native whose life on the Stoney Creek reserve in central BC is a capsule history of First Nations life from a unique woman's perspective. A mother of twelve, Mary endured much tragedy and heartbreak-the pangs of racism, poverty, and the deaths of six children-but lived her life with extraordinary grace and courage. Years after her death, she continues to be a positive role model for Aboriginals across Canada. In 1997 she received the Order of Canada. This edition of Stoney Creek Woman , one of Arsenal's all-time bestsellers, includes a new preface by author Bridget Moran, and new photographs.
Shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Now in its 16th printing.