Eagle Feather News


Review of The Identities of Marie Rose Delmore Smith: Portrait of a Métis Woman 1861-1960, by Doris Jeanne MacKinnon (University of Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre, 2012) 208 pp. paper $34.95.

"Doris Jeanne MacKinnon's The Identities of Marie Rose Delorme Smith: Portrait of a Metis Woman is an incredible story of a seemingly ordinary woman who lived a remarkable life spanning nearly a century, from 1861 to 1960.MacKinnon demonstrates how a seemingly ordinary woman can lead a remarkable life, not only witnessing and recording history, but also playing a role in its making. In addition to being an intriguing story of an ordinary yet remarkable woman, MacKinnon's book adds to our knowledge of Aboriginal and Metis people, and in particular women's history in western Canada. Eagle Feather News is a Saskatchewan based publication that deals with issues of interest to First Nations and Metis people."

Find the full review in Eagle Feather News

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