Northern Canada


CanLit Canon Review #13: Farley Mowat’s People of the Deer


In an attempt to make himself a better Canadian, Craig MacBride is reading and reviewing the books that shaped this country. People of the Deer, Farley Mowat’s first book, was published in 1952. At the time, the story was already old, but the way in which Mowat told it was new. It’s the story of white people disrupting and ruining Indigenous culture. What Mowat changed was the setting, the...