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So Few on Earth A Labrador M�tis Woman Remembers

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ISBN-10: 1554887097

ISBN-13: 9781554887095

Edition: 2010

Authors: Josie Penny

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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 10/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Josie Penny is the author of "So few On Earth: A Labrador Metis Woman's Memories", a dramatic personal story of growing up in an isolated Labrador community surrounded by loving family, and how this was crushed by her experiences at residential school. In 2011, Josie received the Atlantic Book Award for her first book. Having triumphed over personal adversity, Josie is now a retired successful entrepreneur with a large, loving family. She lives in Dunville, Ontario, Canada.

Introduction: The Wild Land That Is My Home
Early Life
Before Memory
Berry Picking
Shirting in the Bay
Roaches Brook
Mommy's Work
Hunting and Trapping
Springtime and Shifting Outside
Spotted Island
The Making of the Fish
Medical Care and Mail Delivery
Heading for Lockwood
Arriving at Lockwood
School Days
Learning the Rules
Special Times at Lockwood
Longing for Home
The Children Return
Learning to Cope
Return to Family
Getting Home
Muddy Bay
The Move to Cartwright
St Peter's School
Life in Cartwright
A Joyous Winter
Spring Adventures
Later Life
My First Job
Coping with Tragedy
Early Teens
Growing Up
Love and Conflict
Leaving Childhood Behind