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From the Iron House: Imprisonment in First Nations Writing by Deena Rymhs

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part I: Genre in the Institutional Setting of the Prison

Barred Subject: Leonard Peltier’ s Prison Writings

James Tyman’s Inside Out: An Autobiography by a Native Canadian

Auto/biographical Jurisdictions: Collaboration, Self-Representation, and the Law in Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman

Prison Collections and Periodicals

Part II: Genre in the Institutional Setting of the Residential School

A Residential School Memoir: Basil Johnston’s Indian School Days

“It is the law”: Disturbing the Authoritative Word in Tomson Highway’s Kiss of the Fur Queen

Hated Structures and Lost Talk: Making Poetry Bear the Burden

Autobiography as Containment: Jane Willis’s Geniesh: An Indian Girlhood


Conclusion

Works

Index