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Author: Garry Gottfriedson

Garry Gottfriedson, from the Secwepemc nation (Shuswap), was born, raised and lives in Kamloops, B.C. Growing up on a ranch in a ranching and rodeo family, he has been fully immersed in his people's traditions and spirituality. He comes from four generations of horse people. His passion for horses, raising and training them, still continues to this day. He holds a Master of Education from Simon Fraser University and has studied Creative Writing at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. His published works include 100 Years of Contact (SCES, 1990); In Honour of Our Grandmothers (Theytus, 1994); Glass Tepee (Thistledown, 2002, and nominated for First People's Publishing Award 2004); Painted Pony (Partners in Publishing, 2005); WHISKEY BULLETS (Ronsdale, 2006, and Anskohk Aboriginal Award finalist); SKIN LIKE MINE (Ronsdale, 2010, and shortlisted for Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry); Jimmy Tames Horses (Kegedonce, 2012); CHAOS INSIDE THUNDERSTORMS (Ronsdale, 2014); DEAF HEAVEN (Ronsdale, 2016), CLINGING TO BONE (Ronsdale, 2019). His works have been anthologized both nationally and internationally. He has read from his work across Canada and in the USA, Europe and Asia.

Chaos Inside Thunderstorms
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Chaos Inside Thunderstorms

Ronsdale Press

Poetry. Native American Studies. CHAOS INSIDE THUNDERSTORMS draws the audience into the centre of the tumultuous political, socio/economical and historical reality of the First Nations experience in Canada today. It is poetic expression that examine...

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Clinging to Bone
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Clinging to Bone

Ronsdale Press

Poetry. Native American Studies. Garry Gottfriedson's CLINGING TO BONE digs into the marrow, heart and soul of the human condition. Looking deeply into the Secwepemc (Shuswap) world of today, he examines betrayal, grief, love and survival. He pictur...

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Deaf Heaven
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Deaf Heaven

Ronsdale Press

Poetry. Aboriginal Studies. As the title suggests, this new collection of poetry from Garry Gottfriedson of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation deals with the ways in which the world is deaf to the problems First Nations people face in Canada today. Gott...

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Skin Like Mine

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Skin Like Mine

Ronsdale Press

Poetry. Native American Studies. SKIN LIKE MINE presents a suite of poems that peel away the skin of contemporary first nations society to reveal an inside view of individual experience. Today's youth, Gottfriedson says, are "afraid of themselves." ...

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