Books for Indigenous History Month

Books for Indigenous History Month
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Check out our list of 40 books by Indigenous authors for Indigenous History Month. View books in this list

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#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

A Really Good Brown Girl

By Marilyn Dumont
Introduction by Lee Maracle

Deluxe redesign of the Gerald Lampert Award-winning classic.

 

On the occasion of the press's 40th anniversary, Brick Books is proud to present the fourth of six new editions of classic books from our back catalogue. This edition of A Really Good Brown Girl features a new Introduction ... 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

Annie Pootoogook

By Nancy Campbell

When Annie Pootoogook won the Sobey Art Award in 2006, she cracked the glass ceiling for Inuit art, securing its place in contemporary Canadian art discourse and establishing herself as an artist of international importance. Her achievement sparked critical discussion around ... Read more

As Long As the Sun Shines

By Janet Rogers

This poetry collection creatively reveals the beautiful and bitter essences of the world from a distinctive Indigenous female voice. Speaking from her unique Mohawk perspective, the poet unapologetically sings words of wisdom and cultural confidence. By using this creative foundation ... Read more

The Rumour

By Joseph A. Dandurand

"The Rumour" is a collection of poetry that exposes many important issues of Indigenous discrimination, poverty, drug abuse, brutal violence, love, family, and complex human relationships. As a skilled painter, Joseph A. Dandurand portrays the essence of strong connections with ... Read more

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

î-nitotamahk kîsik (Cree Edition)

By Rosanna Deerchild
Translated by Solomon Ratt

î-nitotamahk kîsik is a poetry collection in Cree that describes deep personal experiences and post-generational effects of the Canadian Aboriginal residential school confinements in the 1960's when thousands of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children were placed in these ... Read more

My Conversations with Canadians

By Lee Maracle

Finalist for the 2018 Toronto Book Award

My Conversations With Canadians is the book that "Canada 150" needs.

On her first book tour at the age of 26, Lee Maracle was asked a question from the audience, one she couldn?t possibly answer at that moment. But she has been thinking ... Read more

Cottagers and Indians

By Drew Hayden Taylor

An Anishnawbe man, Arthur Copper, decides to repopulate the lakes of his home Territory with manoomin, or wild rice – much to the disapproval of the local non-Indigenous cottagers, in particular the formidable Maureen Poole. Based on real-life events in Ontario’s Kawartha ... Read more