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Maggie Siggins

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Marjorie May "Maggie" Siggins born 28 May 1942 is a Canadian journalist and writer She was a recipient of the 1992 Governor General's Award for Literary Merit for her non-fiction work Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm She was also the recipient of the 1986 Arthur Ellis Award for "Best true crime book" for her work A Canadian Tragedy, about the involvement of former Saskatchewan politician Colin Thatcher in the murder of his wife JoAnn Wilson She is also noted as the author of a controversial biography of Louis Riel entitled Riel: A Life of Revolution In Her Own time:A Class Reunion Inspires a Cultural History of Women and Bitter Embrace:White Society's Assault on the Woodland Cree are her last two books Both Revenge of the Land and A Canadian Tragedy were adapted as television mini-series by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation She is also the former chair of the Writers' Union of Canada

Literary works

  • Siggins, Maggie 1985 A Canadian Tragedy: JoAnn and Colin Thatcher: A Story of Love and Hate McClelland & Stewart, Toronto ISBN 0-7710-8059-X 
  • Siggins, Maggie 1991 Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm McClelland & Stewart, Toronto ISBN 0-7710-8155-3 
  • Siggins, Maggie 1994 Riel: a life of revolution HarperCollins, Toronto ISBN 0-00-215792-6  Published in French under the title Riel: une vie de révolution, Québec-Amérique, 1997
  • Siggins, Maggie 2000 In Her Own Time: A Class Reunion Inspires a Cultural History of Women Harper Collins, Toronto ISBN 0-00-255431-3 
  • Siggins, Maggie 2005 Bitter Embrace: White Society's Assault on the Woodland Cree McClelland & Stewart, Toronto ISBN 0-7710-8060-3 
  • Siggins, Maggie 2008 Marie-Anne: The Extraordinary Life of Louis Riel’s Grandmother McClelland & Stewart, Toronto ISBN 978-0-7710-8029-6  Published in French under the title Marie-Anne, La vie extraordinaire de la grand-mère de Louis Riel, Le Septentrion, 2011

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Coward, Selina 13 March 1996 "94-67 Maggie Siggins" PDF University of Regina Archives and Special Collections The Dr John Archer Library Retrieved 23 March 2013 

External links

  • A brief biography and bibliography


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