A Vivid First Person Account Of Life On A Troubled Reserve That Illuminates A Difficult And Oft Ignored History.When Freelance Journalist Alexandra Shimo Arrives In Kashechewan, A Fly In, Northern Ontario Reserve, To Investigate Rumours Of A Fabricated Water Crisis And Document Its Deplorable Living Conditions, She Finds Herself Drawn Into The Troubles Of The Reserve Unable To Cope With The Desperate Conditions, She Begins To Fall Apart.A Moving Tribute To The Power Of Hope And Resilience, Invisible North Is An Intimate Portrait Of A Place That Pushes Everyone To Their Limits Part Memoir, Part History Of The Canadian Reserves, Shimo Offers An Expansive Exploration And Unorthodox Take On Many Of The First Nation Issues That Dominate The News Today, Including The Suicide Crises, Murdered And Missing Indigenous Women And Girls, Treaty Rights, First Nations Sovereignty, And Deep Poverty.
Alexandra Shimo studied at Oxford Politics, Philosophy and Economics and did a Master s in journalism at Columbia before she went to work as a producer for the CBC and an editor at Maclean s An award winning journalist, she lives in Toronto.
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- 04 April 2017 Alexandra Shimo