The Resource A mind spread out on the ground, Alicia Elliott, (electronic resource.)

A mind spread out on the ground, Alicia Elliott, (electronic resource.)

Label
A mind spread out on the ground
Title
A mind spread out on the ground
Statement of responsibility
Alicia Elliott
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A bold and profound work by Haudenosaunee writer Alicia Elliott, A Mind Spread Out on the Ground is a personal and critical meditation on trauma, legacy, oppression and racism in North America. In an urgent and visceral work that asks essential questions about the treatment of Native people in North America while drawing on intimate details of her own life and experience with intergenerational trauma, Alicia Elliott offers indispensable insight and understanding to the ongoing legacy of colonialism. What are the links between depression, colonialism and loss of language—both figurative and literal? How does white privilege operate in different contexts? How do we navigate the painful contours of mental illness in loved ones without turning them into their sickness? How does colonialism operate on the level of literary criticism?A Mind Spread Out on the Ground is Alicia Elliott's attempt to answer these questions and more. In the process, she engages with such wide-ranging topics as race, parenthood, love, mental illness, poverty, sexual assault, gentrification, writing and representation. Elliott makes connections both large and small between the past and present, the personal and political—from overcoming a years-long history with head lice to the way Native writers are treated within the Canadian literary industry; her unplanned teenage pregnancy to the history of dark matter and how it relates to racism in the court system; her childhood diet of Kraft dinner to how systematic oppression is linked to depression in Native communities. With deep consideration and searing prose, Elliott extends far beyond her own experiences to provide a candid look at our past, an illuminating portrait of our present and a powerful tool for a better future
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elliott, Alicia
PerformerNote
Narrator: Alicia Elliott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Elliott, Alicia
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Multi-Cultural
Label
A mind spread out on the ground, Alicia Elliott, (electronic resource.)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (8 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385693387
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
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35e274b9-188c-43dc-b5e6-e395423265a9
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
ODN0004488946
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 185822 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A mind spread out on the ground, Alicia Elliott, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (8 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385693387
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
35e274b9-188c-43dc-b5e6-e395423265a9
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
ODN0004488946
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 185822 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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