We Remember the Coming of the White Man

by Yakeleya Elizabeth (Author), Simon Sarah (Author), Stewart Sarah (Editor)

We Remember the Coming of the White Man chronicles the history of the Sahtú (Mountain Dene) and Gwinch'in People in the extraordinary time of the early 20th century. Chapters are transcripts of oral histories by ten Elders about their recollections of the early days of fur trading, guns, and flu pandemic; dismay about the way oil and uranium discoveries and pipelines were handled on their land; and the emotional and economic fallout of the signing of Treaty 11. Rich with photographs, Elders' stories are in English and Dene Gwich'in. Bundled with the book is a remastered DVD version of Raymond Yakeleya's stunning 1978 film We Remember, with director's commentary. The audiobook, produced by Leanne Goose and read by Dene, Métis, and Inuvialuit narrators, is also due for release soon. For more info, excerpts from the book and film clips, https://durvile.com/books/We_Remember.html

Book Details

Poitras Colette (Afterword author), Yakeleya Raymond (Introduction author)
Publication Date
July 16, 2020
File size
11 MB