Stoney Creek Woman

Stoney Creek Woman

The Story of Mary John

Book - 1997
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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.

Publisher: Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press, [1997]
Edition: 10th anniversary ed., updated ed. --
ISBN: 9781551520476
1551520478
Branch Call Number: 971.1004972 Mor 1997
Characteristics: 170 p. : ill., map

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