Contrasting Ideas of Indigenous Identity in “The Onondaga Madonna” and “A Cry From an Indian Wife”: Savage vs. Human

The Northwest Rebellion of 1885 brought to the forefront issues of Indigenous identity in Canadian literary dialogue. The Northwest Rebellion, a five month rebellion against the Canadian government, was fought by the Metis and their Aboriginal allies in what is currently Saskatchewan and Alberta (Beal and Macleod). The Indigenous peoples fought this rebellion largely out … Read moreContrasting Ideas of Indigenous Identity in “The Onondaga Madonna” and “A Cry From an Indian Wife”: Savage vs. Human