Book description using his in depth understanding of native self destructive behaviour and information from interviews with chee chees mother close friends and fellow artists evans shows that understanding benjamins suicide requires moving beyond psychological analysis to include the damage that contact with white society has caused native culture heritage status and meaning of life. When the north was red aboriginal education in soviet siberia mcgill queens native and northern series by dennis a bartels 11 from talking chiefs to a native corporate elite the birth of class and nationalism among canadian inuit mcgill queens native and northern series by marybelle mitchell. Ojibwe algonquin artist benjamin chee chee committed suicide in 1977 just as he was about to achieve international stardom author alvin evans a psychotherapist and an expert in suicide believes that chee chees death was a result of what he calls white societys treatment of native people. Get this from a library chee chee a study of aboriginal suicide alvin l evans although continually cited by the united nations as one of the best places in the world to live canada has proved deadly for many native peoples among whom suicide is an all too common occurrence . Get this from a library chee chee a study of aboriginal suicide al evans home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library create mcgill queens native and northern series
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