Books Like The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway | Suggested Reading

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Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, Highway's 1989 "sequel" to The Rez Sisters. The opposite view of Rez, Dry Lips focuses on seven men who play hockey (instead of bingo), a female Nanabush, and the dark tragedy that overshadows their lives.

The Sage, the Dancer, and the Fool is a 1989 Highway play, written in collaboration with Rene Highway and Bill Merasty. In it, the playwrights feature Native oral traditions through the use of minimal sets.

Barry Lopez's text Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America, (published by Andrews & McMeel, 1978) is a collection of stories about the Trickster figure in native cultures. The title refers to "Coyote," an animal form that Nanabush assumes in many legends.

They Came Here First: The Epic of the American Indian, by D'arcy McNickle. Considered to be the first anthropolgist to chronicle Native literature, Cree novelist...

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