Friday, February 3, 2012

Good Old Books: Let The Drums Be Your Heart

Let the Drums be Your Heart brings together the work of more than forty aboriginal writers from all over Canada. concerned with family and days gone by, romance and adventure, tragedy and danger, these poems, short stories, articles and life stories ring with native pride and determination.

As editor Joel T. Maki points out in his introduction, storytellers and historians have always played a vital role in aboriginal communities, ensuring that indvidiual cultures, languages, legends and customs would survive.

New Native Voices
by Joel T. Maki
Douglas & McIntyre, 1996

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