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Kwe: Standing With Our Sisters

December 2014

Kwe: Standing With Our Sisters

On December 10, 2014, the anthology Kwe: Standing With Our Sisters, edited by award winning author Joseph Boyden, was released. Over fifty celebrated writers, musicians, artists, and activists, the likes of Margaret Atwood, Thomas King, Lee Maracle, John Ralston Saul, and Tanya Tagaq Gillis, contributed to this anthology in order to bring awareness to violence against Indigenous women in Canada. The NCCAH's research associate, Sarah de Leeuw, contributed a chapter titled, "1CountryBoy". This is an exerpt from her longer non-fiction work which is part of a forthcoming collection of essays,"Where it Hurts", about murdered and missing Aboriginal women in Northern British Columbia (2016/17, NeWest Press).


de Leeuw, S. 1CountryBoy. (2014). In J. Boyden Kwe: Standing with our sisters. Penguin Random House Canada.


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