It Stops With Me

It Stops With Me

Memoir of A Canuck Girl

Book - 2004
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Touchette offers a rare glimpse of French Canadian/Metis culture and a frightening view of the power and influence of the Catholic Church. Book jacket.
New York's Lower East Side, and Soho's art world, then to Indian Country, Navajo Nation, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Abandoning the Catholic Church for Native American sweatlodges and Jewish synagogues, she has three sons, a daughter, a happy marriage, and a successful career. After the birth of her daughter, she is debilitated by a strange illness that forces her to confront her past. artist must remember her childhood to heal. Charleen Touchette's memoir is a story of survival and hope, of the agony of family and its blessings, of shame and pride, destruction and creation. With the rich traditions of her French Canadian and Indian cultures, Touchette inherited a legacy of anger, alcoholic rages, violence, and denial. Determined to find a better way to live, she leaves her birthplace and culture at seventeen years old. Her journey takes her to Wellesley College,
Publisher: Santa Fe, NM : Touch Art Books, c2004
ISBN: 0974654507 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: B TOUCHETTE
Characteristics: 245 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm


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