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Hear and Foretell

By Joseph A. Dandurand

"Hear and Foretell" is a compelling poetry collection with spotlight on urban Aboriginal life in Canada. The poems illustrate deep spiritual transformation and understanding of the ever-present feeling of being hunted by not so distant historical past. This collection of poems ... Read more

page as bone – ink as blood

By Jonina Kirton

Death, desire, and divination are the threads running through Jónína Kirton’s debut collection of poems and lyric prose. Delicate and dark, the pieces are like whispers in the night – a haunted, quiet telling of truths the mind has locked away but the body remembers. Loosely ... Read more

An Honest Woman

By Jonina Kirton

An Honest Woman by Jónína Kirton confronts us with beauty and ugliness in the wholesome riot that is sex, love, and marriage. From the perspective of a mixed-race woman, Kirton engages with Simone de Beauvoir and Donald Trump to unravel the norms of femininity and sexuality ... Read more

Beautiful Razor

By Al Hunter

In Beautiful Razor, Al Hunter explores the span between the sensual and the profane; the distance of which can sometimes be vast or on the razor’s edge. This much awaited collection is the third poetry book written by the former Rainy River First Nations Chief, along with ... Read more

#IndianLovePoems

By Tenille K. Campbell

Covering Indigenous adventures from Wahpole Island to Northern Saskatchewan to the coast of Vancouver, #IndianLovePoems is a poetry collection that delves into the humour and truths of love and lust within Indigenous communities. Sharing stories in search of The One, or even ... Read more

Night Became Years

By Jason Stefanik

Night Became Years is poetry in the sauntering tradition of the flâneur. Stefanik loafers his way over sacred geography and explores his own mixed heritage through the lexicon of Elizabethan canting language. Comparing the terminology of fifteenth- ­century English beggar ... Read more

pihta ?kwa wihta (Cree Edition)

By Joseph Dandurand
Translated by Randy Morin

The poems in "pihta ?kwa wihta"reveal strong links to land, to family, and to the wisdom of elders. The author exposes the struggles that many Aboriginal people encounter while getting an education, dealing with family issues and abuse, learning to respect themselves and demanding ... Read more

Resumption of Play, The

By Gary Geddes

The gripping title poem of The Resumption of Play, which won the 2015 Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, dramatizes the traumatic experience and enduring legacy of Canada's Indian residential schools. The book is also about coming to terms with grief and loss, including a special ... Read more

Running on the March Wind

By Lenore Keeshig

This is the long-awaited debut collection by a widely-anthologized master poet. While it is intended foremost for an Aboriginal audience, the poetry's scope and quality create an extraordinary opportunity for all readers to see through Aboriginal eyes. There are exquisite lyrical ... Read more