“Olènkwáon: we”

Title“Olènkwáon: we”
Year for Search2016
AuthorsSmith, Cathy
Secondary AuthorsMcLeod, Neal
Secondary TitleMitêwâcimowina: Indigenous Science Fiction and Speculative Storytelling
Pagination55-67
Date Published2016
PublisherTheytus Press
Place Published[Pinticion, BC, Canada
KeywordsCanadian author, Female author, First Nations author
Annotation

The story is set in a future where Earth’s ecology has been destroyed. Aliens arrive who, because of that, are unwilling to allow Earth to become full members of the galactic federation and gain access to its knowledge and, in particular, a plant that heals and extends life. 

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Author Note

The female author is a Mohawk of the Turtle Clan from Six Nations Grand River Indian Band.

Full Text

2016 Smith, Cathy. “Olènkwáon: we.” Mitêwâcimowina: Indigenous Science Fiction and Speculative Storytelling. Ed. Neal McLeod (James Smith Cree First Nations) ([Pinticion, BC, Canada]: Theytus Press, 2016), 55-67. PSt

The story is set in a future where Earth’s ecology has been destroyed. Aliens arrive who, because of that, are unwilling to allow Earth to become full members of the galactic federation and gain access to its knowledge and, in particular, a plant that heals and extends life. The female author is a Mohawk of the Turtle Clan from Six Nations Grand River Indian Band.