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By Ruth Couture,Virginia McGowan,Lewis Cardinal

ISBN-10: 1926836529

ISBN-13: 9781926836522

Dr. Joseph Couture (1930–2007), recognized affectionately as "Dr. Joe," stood on the centre of a few of the best political, social, and highbrow struggles of Aboriginal peoples in modern Canada. A profound philosopher and author, in addition to a talented orator, he simply walked paths, as a revered Elder and standard healer and as a tutorial psychologist, one of many first Aboriginal humans in Canada to obtain a PhD. His paintings challenged and remodeled long-held perspectives of Canada's Indigenous peoples, and his imaginative and prescient and management gave course to a few of the present fields of Aboriginal scholarship. His impression prolonged into a number of areas—education, addictions and psychological overall healthiness remedy, neighborhood improvement, restorative justice, and federal correctional programming for Aboriginal peoples.

With a foreword through Lewis Cardinal, A Metaphoric brain brings jointly for the 1st time key works chosen from between Dr. Joe's writings, released and unpublished. Spanning approximately thirty years, the essays invite us to proportion in his transformative legacy via a chain of encounters, with Aboriginal spirituality and ancestral methods of understanding, with Elders and their teachings, with schooling and its position in politicization, self-determination, and social swap, and with the restorative technique and the that means of local healing.

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