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The poetry of Clay Pots and Bones is Lindsay Marshall’s way of telling stories, of speaking with others about what things that matter to him. His heritage. His people. His life as a Mi’kmaw. For the reader, Clay Pots and Bones is a colourful journey from early days, when the People of the Dawn understood, interacted with and roamed the land freely, to the turbulent present and the uncertain future where Marshall envisions a rebirth of the Mi’kmaq. The poetry challenges and enlightens. It will, most certainly, entertain.


Lindsay Marshall is former chief of Potlotek First Nation – known in English Nova Scotia for many years as Chapel Island – on the shores of the storied Bras d’Or Lake, Cape Breton. He is presently manager of Potlotek Band Council. A frequent contributor of poetry for important celebrations, Lindsay has composed for, and read before, Queen Elizabeth II. His first book of poetry, Clay Pots and Bones (1997), will be re-released by CBU Press in spring, 2014.



ISBN associated with this title:9781927492819
PublisherCape Breton University Press
PublisherCape Breton University Press
Published onMay 21 2014
Dimensions8(in) x 5(in)
Shipping weight147(g)

Clay Pots and Bones Poems - Lindsay Marshall

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