Gerald Vizenor creates masterful, truthful, surreal, and satirical fiction similar to the speculative fiction of Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman. In this imagined future, seven natives are exiled from federal sectors that have replaced federal reservations; they pursue the liberty of an egalitarian government on an island in Lake of the Woods. These seven narrators, known only by native nicknames, are related to characters in Vizenor's other novels and stories. Vizenor was the principal writer of the Constitution of the White Earth Nation, and this novel is a rich and critical commentary on the abrogation of the treaty that established the White Earth Reservation in 1867, and a vivid visualization of the futuristic continuation of the Constitution of the White Earth Nation, in 2034.

Genre: Historical

Used availability for Gerald Vizenor's Treaty Shirts

Hardback Editions

May 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Treaty Shirts: October 2034 - A Familiar Treatise on the White Earth Nation
Author(s): Gerald Vizenor
ISBN: 0-8195-7628-X / 978-0-8195-7628-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
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Kindle Editions

May 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Treaty Shirts: October 2034 - A Familiar Treatise on the White Earth Nation: October 2034--A Familiar Treatise on the White Earth Nation
Author(s): Gerald Vizenor
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU