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Legacy

Legacy is a nonfiction book by Suzanne Methot.

Suzanne Methot

Five hundred years of colonization have taken an incalculable toll on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas: substance use disorders and shockingly high rates of depression, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions brought on by genocide and colonial control. With passionate logic and chillingly clear prose, author and educator Suzanne Methot uses history, human development, and her own and others' stories to trace the roots of Indigenous cultural dislocation and community breakdown in an original and provocative examination of the long-term effects of colonization. But all is not lost. Methot also shows how we can come back from this with Indigenous ways of knowing lighting the way. (From ECW Press)

Interviews with Suzanne Methot

Toronto was inhabited for more than ten thousand years before anyone even heard about Muddy York. Cree writer and educator Suzanne Methot met CBC contributor, Aparita Bhandari, at one of the region's most important rivers. 5:10

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