“Buffy Sainte-Marie is an icon and idea. This e-book is essential—a certified perception into the making of a legend.” —Terese Marie Mailhot, creator of Heart Berries

A tough, intimate have a look at the lifetime of a loved folks icon and activist.

Folk hero. Songwriter icon. Dwelling legend. Buffy Sainte-Marie is all of this stuff and extra. On this, Sainte-Marie’s first and simplest approved biography, tune critic Andrea Warner attracts from greater than sixty hours of unique interviews to provide an impressive, intimate have a look at the lifetime of the loved artist and the whole lot that she has finished in her seventy-seven years (and counting).

Since her groundbreaking debut, 1964’s It’s My Means!, the Cree singer-songwriter has been a trailblazer and a tireless recommend for Indigenous rights and freedoms, an cutting edge artist, and a disruptor of the established order. Organising herself a number of the ranks of folks greats similar to Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan, she has launched greater than twenty albums, survived being blacklisted by way of U.S. presidents, and gained numerous accolades, together with the one Academy Award ever to be received by way of a First Countries artist. However this biography does greater than rejoice Sainte-Marie’s unheard of skill as a songwriter and entertainer; jam-packed with perception and information, it provides an unflinchingly truthful, heartbreakingly actual portrait of the lady herself, together with the demanding situations she skilled at the outer edge of showbiz, her therapeutic from the trauma of formative years and intimate spouse violence, her dedication to activism, and her management within the protest motion.