Tears in the Grass


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Author: Archer, Lynda A
Publication Date: 04/12/2016
Publisher: Dundurn Group
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book


  • An elderly Cree artist, joined by her daughter and granddaughter, searches for the child taken from her almost eighty years ago after she was raped in a residential school
  • Looks at natural issues of ecosystem destruction and extinction alongside the human trauma of the residential school system
  • Explores the 1960s fractured relationship between Native and non-Native people
  • A poetic novel filled with the history and stark uniqueness of the spacious, quietly beautiful Saskatchewan landscape
  • Author is well connected in the Native community in B.C., though not Native herself