Read e-book online Call Me Hank: A Stó:lõ Man's Reflections on Logging, Living, PDF

By Henry Pennier,Keith Thor Carlson,Kristina Fagan

ISBN-10: 080209161X

ISBN-13: 9780802091611

ISBN-10: 0802094260

ISBN-13: 9780802094261

'My identify is Henry George Pennier and on the way to be a chum of mine please you are going to name me Hank.' So starts 'Call Me Hank,' the autobiography of Hank Pennier (1904-1991): logger, storyteller, and self-described 'halfbreed.' during this paintings, Pennier deals considerate reflections on growing to be up as a non-status Aboriginal individual on or close to a Stó:lõ reserve, trying to find paintings of every kind in the course of tough instances as a tender guy, and dealing as a logger during the melancholy of the Thirties as much as his retirement. recognized simply to a small neighborhood viewers while it used to be first released in 1972, this multiplied variation of Pennier's autobiography offers poignant political observation on problems with race, labour, and existence during the eyes of a retired West Coast local logger. 'Call Me Hank' is a fascinating and infrequently funny learn that makes a tremendous contribution to a number of latest discourses in Canada, together with discussions concerning the nature and price of Aboriginal identification. To Hank's unique manuscript, Keith Carlson and Kristina Fagan have extra a scholarly creation situating Hank's writing inside of historic, literary, and cultural contexts, exploring his rules and writing variety, and delivering extra information regarding his lifestyles. A map of position names pointed out by way of Hank, a diagram of a steam logging operation, a word list of logging phrases, and 16 images supply functional and historic enhances to Pennier's unique vigorous own narrative.

Pennier's e-book preceded the proliferation of Aboriginal writing that started with the booklet of Maria Campbell's Halfbreed in 1973 and gives a markedly diversified view of Aboriginal existence than different writings of the interval. It additionally records very important facets of Aboriginal participation within the salary labour economic system which were ignored by way of historians, and provides a distinct mirrored image on masculinity, executive coverage, and industrialization.

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