We Are All Treaty People: Prairie Essays (Paperback)

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In his collection of Prairie essays-some of them profoundly personal, some poetic, some political-Roger Epp considers what it means to dwell attentively and responsibly in the rural West. He makes the provocative claim that Indigenous and settler alike are "Treaty people"; he retells inherited family stories in that light; he reclaims the rural as a site of radical politics; and he thinks alongside contemporary farm people whose livelihoods and communities are now under intense economic and cultural pressure. We Are All Treaty People invites those who feel the pull of a prairie heritage to rediscover the poetry surging through the landscapes of the rural West, among its people and their political economy.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780888645067
ISBN-10: 0888645066
Publisher: University of Alberta Press, an Imprint of Un
Publication Date: February 1st, 2009
Pages: 248
Language: English