Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton

Fatty Legs is the true account of the author's mother-in-law who lived in Northern Canada.  As an 8-year-old Inuit, she begs her father to go to the residential school.  Run by nuns, this school stripped the children of their native clothes and habits.  Olemaun returns home after two years isolated from her culture.

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