The Song My Paddle Sings
, published in 1892, which has been memorized by generations of Canadian school children, but she also wrote short stories and journalism, and recorded the legends of the Squamish people. Her writing struggles to bring together the two world views, British and Native, with which she was acquainted, and her literary persona straddles the figures of the New Woman and the emergent Canadian author. Poet
, citing critic
, advises anyone who wants to learn something about the history and historicity of literary value, go to this poet.
is best remembered for the poem