By Ruth Couture,Virginia McGowan,Lewis Cardinal
With a foreword via Lewis Cardinal, A Metaphoric brain brings jointly for the 1st time key works chosen from between Dr. Joe's writings, released and unpublished. Spanning approximately thirty years, the essays invite us to percentage in his transformative legacy via a chain of encounters, with Aboriginal spirituality and ancestral methods of figuring out, with Elders and their teachings, with schooling and its position in politicization, self-determination, and social switch, and with the restorative approach and the that means of local healing.
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