Seven Fallen Feathers

By Tanya Talaga

In 1966, twelve-year-old Chanie Wenjack froze to death on the railway tracks after running away from residential school. An inquest was called and four recommendations were made to prevent another tragedy. None of those recommendations were applied.More than a quarter of a century later, from 2000 to 2011, seven Indigenous high school students died…

Published date: November 7, 2017
Type: Books
Genre: History, Nonfiction, Politics

Recommended by:

I think I tweet more about @TanyaTalaga than any other person. Her fabulous book #SevenFallenFeathers, the RBC Taylor Prize, the Atkinson Fellowship, the Massey Lecture, etc. She's killing it in 2018. Couldn't happen to a nicer, more talented person. #Indigenous #journalism