Remembering Larry Loyie 1933 – 2016

Larry Loyie

Larry Loyie, a proud Cree, award-winning author, educator, partner of Constance Brissenden; sister Louise; brother Buddy; father to Edmund, Lawrence, Bradley; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; caring elder to many relations. His early childhood was spent in a beloved traditional setting in Slave Lake, AB. He later attended residential school in Grouard, baseball jerseys cheap AB. A survivor and trailblazer, in 1994 he wrote a play about his school years, then turned to children’s books to teach about Canada’s hidden history. His national history, Residential Schools, With the Words and Images of Survivors ( is unparalleled. For more on his books,


Larry Loyie, 1933-2016, by Wayne K. Spear
Love or his Cree people, a tribute from Jeff Burnham, publisher
Popular Author Larry Loyie passes away, South Peace News
Larry Loyie passes away at age 82, Young Alberta Book Society
A man proud of his heritage, Smoky River Express
Peace River Museum & Archive’s tribute to Larry Loyie
Remembering Larry Loyie, BC Booklook
Larry Loyie [footprints], Windspeaker


Larry, with his books


Larry with Constance Brissenden

Larry with other residential school students

Larry (left) with residential school students


Larry with Constance Brissenden

Larry with Goodbye

Larry with Goodbye Buffalo cheap jerseys Bay

Larry at Edmonton Senior Centre

Larry at Edmonton Senior Centre, his last talk Feb. 12, 2016

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