Darrel J McLeod
As a small boy in remote Alberta, Darrel J. McLeod is immersed in his Cree family's history, passed down in the stories of his mother, Bertha. There he is surrounded by her tales of joy and horror-of the strong men in their family, of her love for Darrel, and of the cruelty she and her sisters endured in residential school-as well as his many siblings and cousins, and the smells of moose stew and wild peppermint tea. And there young Darrel learns...
"Following his debut memoir, Mamaskatch, which masterfully portrayed a Cree coming-of-age in rural Canada, Darrel J. McLeod continues the poignant story of his adulthood in Peyakow"--