The Sweet Bloods of Eeyou Istchee: Stories of the James Bay Cree: Second Edition (Paperback)

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The second edition of the groundbreaking collection The Sweet Bloods of Eeyou Istchee includes an epilogue with an update on each storyteller.

Ruth DyckFehderau and twenty-seven storytellers offer a rich and timely accounting of contemporary life in Eeyou Istchee, the territory of the James Bay Cree of Northern Quebec. The stories are connected by diabetes, but they are not records of illness as much as they are deeply personal accounts of life in the North: the fine, swaying balances of living both in town and on the land, of family and work and studies, of healing from relocations and residential school histories while building communities of safety and challenge and joy, of hunting and hockey, and much more.

Sweet Bloods is essential reading for anyone who knows anyone with diabetes, and for anyone interested in a contemporary rendering of one of Canada's vibrant, thriving, and highly adaptive Indigenous communities.

This book is published by Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay and distributed by WLU Press.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780973054248
ISBN-10: 0973054247
Publisher: Cree Board of Health and Social Services of J
Publication Date: March 30th, 2021
Pages: 290
Language: English