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Titre As long as the rivers flow / James Bartleman.
Auteur Bartleman, James, 1939-
Éditeur Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2011
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Sujet anglais Sexually abused girls -- Fiction
Sexually abused children -- Fiction
Indian girls -- Ontario, Northern -- Fiction
Indian children -- Ontario, Northern -- Fiction
Teenage mothers -- Fiction
Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Fiction
Sujet français Filles victimes d'abus sexuels -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Enfants victimes d'abus sexuels -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Filles indiennes d'Amérique -- Ontario (Nord) -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Enfants indiens d'Amérique -- Ontario (Nord) -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Mères adolescentes -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Enfants victimes d'abus sexuels devenus adultes -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Description xiii, 250 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Édition 1st ed.
Note locale RA 2017-10-28
Résumé The novel follows one girl, Martha, from the Cat Lake First Nation in Northern Ontario who is "stolen" from her family at the age of six and flown far away to residential school. She doesn't speak English but is punished for speaking her native language; most terrifying and bewildering, she is also "fed" to the school's attendant priest with an attraction to little girls. Ten long years later, Martha finds her way home again, barely able to speak her native tongue. The memories of abuse at the residential school are so strong that she tries to drown her feelings in drink, and when she gives birth to her beloved son, Spider, he is taken away by Children's Aid to Toronto. In time, she has a baby girl, Raven, whom she decides to leave in the care of her mother while she braves the bewildering strangeness of the big city to find her son and bring him home.
Note locale Bibliothèques de Montréal recognizes that the term "Indians," used in subject headings such as "Indians of North America," is offensive to many people. Although we currently maintain these headings to adhere to descriptive standards used by libraries worldwide, we and other Canadian libraries are working to replace them with ones that are acceptable to Indigenous Peoples.
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