Cultural Resource Bibliography

Fatty Legs

Margaret/Olemaun’s story of her Boarding School experiences at the Catholic Residential School in Aklavik, Northwest Territories. While education could/should be a fun and rewarding experience for a child, her time there would turn out to be more of a test of the integrity of her spirit.

Night of the Last Katun, The

“The awakening of consciousness and the return of Kukulk’an Quetzacoatl, the plumed serpent, has started. This book ,”The Night of the last Katun-2012 Maya" unravels these mysteries. In a rather accessible language, and from the mayan perspective, it shows how the universe gardually evolves until it becomes aware of itself. It also shows us man’s role in this evolutionary process, and it reminds us of who we are, where we came from, and what we are doing on this planet"—From the jacket cover
To order go to www.actah2012.com

Roofwalker

Stories and essays portraying indigenous men and women walking in two worlds, namely the almost invisible worldview of Indigenous peoples and the pervasive colonial mindset of the rest of America, personified by urban life in Chicago.

Rez Bomb

Set on and around Pine Ridge reservation, this is a thriller about a young interracial couple who get into trouble with a loan shark after one of their cash scams fails. Deals with issues common to South Dakota such as :racism, poverty and inter-generational trauma. Filmed on location and they don’t pretty things up for the movie.

Rabbit-Proof Fence

This is a powerful true story of hope and survival and has been met with international acclaim. At a time when it was Australian government policy to abduct aboriginal children and train them as domestic workers, young Molly Craig decides to lead her little sister and cousin in a daring escape from their internment camp. Molly and the girls, part of Australia’s “Stolen Generations,” must then elude the colonial authorities on a dangerous 1,500-mile journey along the “rabbit-proof” fence that bisects the continent and will lead them home.

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