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By Sheila M.F. Johnston

This is the 1st generously illustrated biography of the Mohawk poet-performer E. Pauline Johnson-Tekahionwake. the writer has created an exhilarating quantity of anecdotes, letters and poetry, and illustrated it with interval pictures and new illustrations via the Six countries artist, Raymond R. Skye.

While the tale of Pauline Johnson has been instructed prior to, it hasn't ever been given the intimacy that this e-book offers. Tracing her ancestry, relocating directly to discover her awesome degree occupation, and at last laying off mild on Pauline Johnson’s final years in Vancouver, Sheila M.F. Johnston has breathed new lifestyles into the compelling tale of 1 of Canada’s brightest literary and level stars.

This booklet comprises over 40 poems that aren't a part of Pauline Johnson’s vintage number of poems, Flint and Feather. The "uncollected" poems were culled from information, libraries and out-of-print books. They make clear the advance of the poet, and enlighten and increase her lifestyles tale.

Buckskin & Broadcloth is actually a party of the lifetime of a Canadian hero – one whose legacy to Canadian literature and Canadian theatre is unparalleled.

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