Kiss Of The Fur Queen

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Item#: 9780385258807
Edition 01
Author Highway, Tomson
Cover Paperback
On Hand 25
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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 Ga
iel, and both boys are abused by priests.<
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>As young men, estranged from their own people and alienated from the culture imposed upon them, the Okimasis
others fight to survive. Wherever they go, the Fur Queen--a wily, shape-shifting trickster--watches over them with a protective eye. For Jeremiah and Ga
iel are destined to be artists. Through music and dance they soar.