The arrival of Europeans settlers in North America brought about great changes for the Indigenous people who were already inhabitant over the land. Indigenous people underwent loss of culture from various practices and systems such as residential schools. Motorcycles and Sweetgrass by Drew Hayden Taylor tells yet another fictional though realistic tale about how people residing in a transformed Anishnawbe community have become different than what their ancestors used to be.
A View on Motorcycles and Sweetgrass by Drew Hayden Taylor
Discussion on Indigenous culture changes and loss in the fictional reserve, Otter Lake from Drew Hayden’s Motocycles and Sweetgrass.