Richard Wagamese Essays

College

Indian Horse

“Indian horse” presents how colonization and residential schools traumatized the first nations people. This trauma is evident in how people who had valued community and teamwork were suddenly separated and turned against each other. In how their...

College

Indian Horse

Aboriginal identity and the struggle to maintain it amongst other hostile forces is a major theme in Richard Wagamese’s novel, Indian Horse. The book charts the journey of Saul Indian Horse, a young Ojibway boy, as he is separated from his family,...

9th Grade

Indian Horse

Perseverance is the hardest but most necessary quality for success; in fact, perseverance is a hard-earned characteristic for Richard Wagamese’s protagonist, Saul in his 2012 novel, Indian Horse. Saul is able to persevere through residential...