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Moon of the Crusted Snow

By Waubgeshig Rice

 

Nominated for the 2019 OLA Forest of Reading Evergreen Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 John W. Campbell Memorial Award

Shortlisted for the 2019/20 First Nation Communities READ Indigenous Literature Award

2019 Women’s National Book Association’s Great Group Reads 

“This ... Read more

I Will Be Corrupted

By Joseph Dandurand

A tale of a Kwantlen man who has been given the gift of healing but also is a heroin addict living on the eastside, what drove the author to write this book of poems was how the voice of the Healer came to him and it was with ease that each poem showed itself. It was if he were ... Read more

Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

By Zebedee Nungak
Introduction by Tagak Curley

For decades, the Inuit of northern Québec were among the most neglected people in Canada. It took The Battle of James Bay, 1971-1975, for the governments in Québec City and Ottawa to wake up to the disgrace.

In this concise, lively account, Zebedee Nungak relates the inside ... Read more

The Narrows of Fear (Wapawikoscikanik)

By Carol Rose GoldenEagle

The Narrows of Fear (Wapawikoscikanik) weaves the stories of a group of women committed to helping one another. Despite abuse experienced by some, both in their own community and in residential schools, these women learn to celebrate their culture, its stories, its dancing, its ... Read more

Humane

By Anna Marie Sewell

'In Humane, Anna Marie Sewell's brings an Indigenous and poetic sensibility to the crime novel, infusing it with imagery and dance as a Métis mother of two works as an unlicensed Private Investigator. Like its Métis characters, Humane straddles two worlds, following the contours ... Read more

Changing the Face of Canadian Literature

Edited by Dane Swan

A g call to action and accountability. – Shelagh Rogers

Needless to say, moments like now, when the hurdles to becoming a respected author are at their lowest. When the only hurdles to being published are the quality of your writing and your patience to deal with certain less ... Read more

Land-Water-Sky / Ndè-Ti-Yat’a

By Katlià

 

A vexatious shapeshifter walks among humans. Shadowy beasts skulk at the edges of the woods. A ghostly apparition haunts a lonely stretch of highway. Spirits and legends rise and join together to protect the north.

Land-Water-Sky/Ndè-Ti-Yat’a is the debut novel from Dene ... Read more

From Bear Rock Mountain

By Antoine Bear Rock Mountain

In this poetic, poignant memoir, Dene artist and social activist Antoine Mountain paints an unforgettable picture of his journey from residential school to art school—and his path to healing.

In 1949, Antoine Mountain was born on the land near Radelie Koe, Fort Good Hope, ... Read more

Bones

By Tyler Pennock

Poems about a young two-spirit Indigenous man moving through shadow and trauma toward strength and awareness.

Bones, Tyler Pennock's wise and arresting debut, is about the ways we process the traumas of our past, and about how often these experiences eliminate moments of softness ... Read more

Blueberries and Apricots

By Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
Translated by Howard Scott

Translated from French by Howard ScottIn this, her third volume of poetry, this Aboriginal writer from Quebec again confronts the loss of her landscape and language. On my left hipa faceI walkI walk uprightlike a shadowa people on my hipa boatload of fruitand the dream insidewomen ... Read more