Canadian Cultural Heritage Bundle

Overview

Presenting three titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. In these three books we explore the cultural heritage that is at the roots of Canada’s present-day multicultural society. In the lives of abolitionist Underground Railway hero Harriet Tubman; Metis revolutionary Louis Riel; and frontiersman Simon Girty, who adopted and respected Native culture long before the vast majority of white people, we discover that the struggle for inclusion and human rights has existed since the dawn of Canada’s modern history.

Includes

  • Harriet Tubman
  • Louis Riel
  • Simon Girty

About the Authors

Edward Butts

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Edward Butts

Edward Butts is the author of numerous books, including Murder, Line of Fire, Running With Dillinger, True Canadian Unsolved Mysteries, and The Desperate Ones, which was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award. He lives in Guelph, Ontario.

Rosemary Sadlier

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Rosemary Sadlier

Rosemary Sadlier is the president of the Ontario Black History Society. The OBHS is responsible for initiating observances of Black History Month and the celebration of August 1 as Emancipation Day. She is the author of four books on African-Canadian history and consultant/co-author of a fifth. The recipient of numerous awards, including the Order of Ontario, she lives in Toronto.