First person plural : aboriginal storytelling and the ethics of collaborative authorship /
Focused on the 1990s, when debates over voice and representation were particularly explosive, this comprehensive study examines collaboratively produced texts in conjunction with key political events that have shaped the struggle for Aboriginal rights in Canada. Emphasizing the scope rather than the...
Table of Contents:
- 1. 'Where Is the Voice Coming From?': Appropriations and Subversions of the 'Native Voice'
- 2. Coming to Voice the North: The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry and the Works of Hugh Brody
- 3. 'There Is a Time Bomb in Canada': The Legacy of the Oka Crisis
- 4. 'My Story Is a Gift': The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples and the Politics of Reconciliation
- 5. 'What The Map Cuts Up, the Story Cuts Across': Translating Oral Traditions and Aboriginal Land Title
- 6. 'I Can Only Sing This Song to Someone Who Understands It': Community Filmmaking and the Politics of Partial Translation
- Conclusion: Collaborative Authorship and Literary Sovereignty