For Millenia, the Haida People have lived on the remote islands of Haida Gwaii.
In the wake of forced assimilation brought about by Canada's Indian Residential
Schools, the Haida Nation continues to face great challenges in retaining their
cultural and economic sovereignty. From the perspective of a young Haida poet
(Towustasin Stocker), White Ravens bears witness to the transgenerational
trauma of colonization as survivors, their children, and grandchildren struggle with
the effects of substance abuse, suicide, and interfamily trauma.
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