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The Resource A mind spread out on the ground, Alicia Elliott, (large print)

A mind spread out on the ground, Alicia Elliott, (large print)

Label
A mind spread out on the ground
Title
A mind spread out on the ground
Statement of responsibility
Alicia Elliott
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Mohawk phrase for depression can be roughly translated to 'a mind spread out on the ground.' In this urgent and visceral work, Alicia Elliott explores how apt a description that is for the ongoing effects of personal, intergenerational, and colonial traumas she and so many Native people have experienced. Elliott's deeply personal writing details a life spent between Indigenous and white communities, a divide reflected in her own family, and engages with such wide-ranging topics as race, parenthood, love, art, mental illness, poverty, sexual assault, gentrification, and representation. Throughout, she makes connections both large and small between the past and the present, the personal and political
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elliott, Alicia
Dewey number
971.004/97
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Colonization
  • Racism
  • Canada
Target audience
adult
Label
A mind spread out on the ground, Alicia Elliott, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A mind spread out on the ground -- Half breed: a racial biography in five parts -- On seeing and being seen -- Weight -- The same space -- Dark matters -- Scratch -- 34 grams per dose -- Boundaries like bruises -- On forbidden rooms and intentional forgetting -- Crude collages of my mother -- Not your noble savage -- Sontag, in snapshots: reflecting on "In Plato's Cave" in 2018 -- Two truths and a lie -- Extraction mentalities
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
329 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432885397
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A mind spread out on the ground, Alicia Elliott, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A mind spread out on the ground -- Half breed: a racial biography in five parts -- On seeing and being seen -- Weight -- The same space -- Dark matters -- Scratch -- 34 grams per dose -- Boundaries like bruises -- On forbidden rooms and intentional forgetting -- Crude collages of my mother -- Not your noble savage -- Sontag, in snapshots: reflecting on "In Plato's Cave" in 2018 -- Two truths and a lie -- Extraction mentalities
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
329 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432885397
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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