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Storer's narrative on the Northwest Rebellion of 1885 not only recaptures the violations of the life and dignity of those caught in the conflict, it also retrieves the participation of those who continue to be obscured in the writing of history-women. Her feminizing of history, while not stridently feminist, disrupts, to an extent, the dominant historical narrative by legitimizing women as valid subjects even as it equally celebrates the female voice telling history.

 

 


Eng 801: Introduction to Textual Scholarship, Dr. David Parkinson
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. June 2006.