Kiss of the Fur Queen

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Doubleday Canada, Jan 14, 2011 - Fiction
18 Reviews
Born into a magical Cree world in snowy northern Manitoba, Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis are all too soon torn from their family and thrust into the hostile world of a Catholic residential school. Their language is forbidden, their names are changed to Jeremiah and Gabriel, and both boys are abused by priests.

As young men, estranged from their own people and alienated from the culture imposed upon them, the Okimasis brothers fight to survive. Wherever they go, the Fur Queen--a wily, shape-shifting trickster--watches over them with a protective eye. For Jeremiah and Gabriel are destined to be artists. Through music and dance they soar.


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Kiss of the Fur Queen is the story of two Cree brothers who were taken from their families to be raised in one of Canada's infamous residential schools. The story follows them as adults as they come ... Read full review

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Since I will be taking a Canadian Literature course in the fall, I have started reading the course list early. In the Kiss of the Fur Queen, the impact for the two brothers in the residential school ... Read full review

Contents

A NOTE ON THE TRICKSTER
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
PARTONEAllegro ma non troppo
ONE
TWO
THREE
FOUR
PARTTWOAndante cantabile
TWENTYFIVE
TWENTYSIX
TWENTYSEVEN
TWENTYEIGHT
TWENTYNINE
THIRTY
THIRTYONE
THIRTYTWO

FIVE
SIX
SEVEN
EIGHT
NINE
TEN
ELEVEN
PARTTHREEAllegretto grazioso
TWELVE
THIRTEEN
FOURTEEN
FIFTEEN
SIXTEEN
SEVENTEEN
EIGHTEEN
NINETEEN
TWENTY
TWENTYONE
TWENTYTWO
PARTFOURMolto agitato
TWENTYTHREE
TWENTYFOUR
THIRTYTHREE
PARTFIVEAdagio espressivo
THIRTYFOUR
THIRTYFIVE
THIRTYSIX
THIRTYSEVEN
THIRTYEIGHT
THIRTYNINE
FORTY
PARTSIXPresto con fuoco
FORTYONE
FORTYTWO
FORTYTHREE
FORTYFOUR
FORTYFIVE
FORTYSIX
FORTYSEVEN
FORTYEIGHT
FORTYNINE
GLOSSARY OF CREE TERMS
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Tomson Highway is a Cree from Brochet, in northern Manitoba. He is the celebrated author of the plays The Rez Sisters and Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, both of which won Dora Mavor Moore Awards and Floyd S. Chalmers Awards. He holds three honorary degrees and is a member of the Order of Canada.


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