A Look at Maria Campbell’s “Half-Breed”


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A Look at Maria Campbell’s "Half-Breed"
Synopsis/summary of Half-breed (about one page or a bit less)
The books, Half-Breed, is a story about Maria Campbell from her childhood to early adulthood. There is a lot of anger and bitterness in the book as it describes the racism and discrimination she faced as a Metis. The book also documents the Metis world, its rituals and its language, as they existed in the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.The book is also noteworthy because she struggles to find her self-identity and must grapple with poverty, harshness and prejudice. At the same time, the book discusses the strong relationship that Maria Campbell enjoyed with her grandmother. Something else that occurs in the next is that it highlights her...
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.....l correctness or in the name of evening up old scores. In the end, the paper looks at how society defines what we are.
Works Cited
Campbell, Maria. Half-Breed. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1973.
Curry-Stevens, Ann. “Expanding the circle: People who care about ending racism.” N.d. Deborah Davidson. 1 Dec. 2009 http://webct.yorku.ca/SCRIPT/2009_AP_SOCI_Y_3860__6_B_EN_A_LECT_01/scripts/serve_home
Hill-Collins, Patricia. “Mammies, matriarchs and other controlling images.” Pp.1-2 of upload (full bibliographic information was not provided in course reader).
Schalge, S.L. & C.E. Rudolph. “race as cultural construction, race as social reality.” Journal for the Association of Research on Mothering, 9.2 (date of article not provided): 9-19.