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[book cover] <em>kiyam</em>

Naomi McIlwraith

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May 2012

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Mingling Voices

Subject
Literature

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About the Book

What do you think of me, Dad,
writing this in Cree?
Could there have been more room
for a Cree conversation,
for a Cree understanding,
for a daughter's understanding
her father's honour
in the space between, tawayihk,
your childhood and your passing.
Is it enough that I've
cleared a space on my desk
to light this candle for you?

Would that I could
have made more room.
nipakosêyimon kahk?-tawinamatan.

Through poems that move between the two languages, McIlwraith explores the beauty of the intersection between nêhiyawêwin, the Plains Cree language, and English, akayas?mowin. Written to honour her father's facility in nêhiyawêwin and her mother's beauty and generosity as an inheritor of Cree, Ojibwe, Scottish, and English, kiyam articulates a powerful yearning for family, history, peace, and love.

 

“McIlwraith’s emotionally honest verse doesn’t feel as though she’s playing at being Indian. Instead, she’s giving fresh vital voice to an ancient tongue, telling her family’s unique multicultural story as authentically as possible. Just as importantly, she’s starting a fresh vital conversation about the painful, complicated history we share.”

—Edmonton Journal [read full review]

“McIlwraith’s emotionally honest verse doesn’t feel as though she’s playing at being Indian. Instead, she’s giving fresh vital voice to an ancient tongue, telling her family’s unique multicultural story as authentically as possible. Just as importantly, she’s starting a fresh vital conversation about the painful, complicated history we share.”—Edmonton Journal, Sat Aug 4 2012

 

About the Author

Naomi McIlwraith is an educator, poet, and essayist, with a mixed Cree, Ojibwe, Scottish, and English inheritance. She currently works at Grant MacEwan University and has held instructional positions at the University of Alberta and the King's University College.

 

 

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DownloadForeword by Jenna Butler

DownloadThe Sounds of Plains Cree: A Guide to Pronunciation

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DownloadCree-English Correspondences

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DownloadAcknowledgements

 

“[McIlwraith] detours around historical attitudes, attempting to write in both [English and Cree], in a pilgrimage of transcribing and transliteration, circumventing the many obstacles of self and society in order to do so.”

The Prairie Journal