Native American Authors


Donna G. Sutherland , 1961-

Metis
Cree

Donna G. Sutherland is a member of the Metis Tribe (Cree/Scots). She was born in 1961 in Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. She has a BA in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of Winnipeg in Canada. Sutherland is a writer and publisher for White Buffalo Books.

Awards and Honors

2004 Recipient of Canada Council for the Arts grantfor Aboriginal/Metis Writers and Storytellers.2007/08 Recipient of Canada Council for the Arts grant forAboriginal/Metis Writers and Storytellers. 2010 - Canada Council for the Arts, AboriginalStorytellers/Writers Program

 

Online resources by or about Donna G. Sutherland:

Uncovering Manitoba's Historical Aboriginal Women
Author: Best of Manitoba
Type: etext
Description: In this short essay, Sutherland describes her research into the history of aboriginal Cree women in Manitoba, Canada. She researched her own family history and discovered the story of her maternal grandmother, Nahoway, whom she wrote about in her book Nahoway, a Distant Voice.
URL: http://www.bestofmanitoba.com/content/ar-2005-003.php

Books by Donna G. Sutherland:

Sutherland, Donna G.. The Kokum Puzzle: Finding and Fitting the Pieces in 'The Long Journey of a Forgotten People: Metis Identities and Family Histories.'
Waterloo, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007.
Genre: Essays
Language: English
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 978-0889205239

Sutherland, Donna G.. Kokum's Story: Wiihtiko or Victim of Circumstance
Winnipeg, Canada : Aboriginal Issues Press, 2004.
Genre: Anthology
Language: English
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 978-0968613849

Sutherland, Donna G.. Life Sucks
Clandeboye, Manitoba, Canada : White Buffalo Books, 2010.
Genre: Fiction
Language: English
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 978-0-9810078-2-3

Sutherland, Donna G.. Mitewiwin versus Christianity: Grand Sophia's Story in 'Telling Our Stories: Omushkego Legends and Histories from Hudson Bay'
Toronto, Canada : Broadview Press, 2005.
Genre: Essays
Language: English
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 978-1551115801

Sutherland, Donna G.. Nahoway, a Distant Voice
Manitoba, Canada : White Buffalo Books, 2008.
Genre: Biography
Language: English
Audience: All Ages

Sutherland, Donna G.. Peguis, a Noble Friend
Manitoba, Canada : Chief Peguis Heritage Park, Inc., 2003.
Genre: Biography
Language: English
Audience: All Ages


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