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Check out our roundup of 12 non-fiction books by Indigenous authors.
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In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2

Edited by Michael Calvert
Introduction by Edmund Metatawabin

In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2 is a powerful collection of short fiction, non-fiction, personal essay, poetry, and original Indigenous artwork by Indigenous authors and artists from across Canada. Featuring the work of established authors such as the late Connie Fife, and up-and-coming ... 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

Memory Serves

By Lee Maracle

Memory Serves gathers together the oratories award-winning author Lee Maracle has delivered and performed over a twenty-year period. Revised for publication, the lectures hold the features and style of oratory intrinsic to the Salish people in general and the Sto: lo in particular. ... Read more

Legacy

By Suzanne Methot

 

Winner of the 2019–20 Huguenot Society of Canada Award

“Powerful … A deeply empathetic and inspiring work with insights of value to anyone struggling to overcome personal or communal trauma. ” — Library Journal

“[A] beautifully written book about strategies for healing ... Read more

Indigenous Toronto

Edited by Denise Bolduc, Mnawaate Gordon-Corbiere, Rebeka Tabobondung, and Brian Wright-McLeod

Rich and diverse narratives of Indigenous Toronto, past and present

Beneath many major North American cities rests a deep foundation of Indigenous history that has been colonized, paved over, and, too often, silenced. Few of its current inhabitants know that Toronto has seen ... Read more

Approaching Fire

By Michelle Porter

***INDIGENOUS VOICES AWARDS 2021, PUBLISHED PROSE IN ENGLISH: CREATIVE NON-FICTION AND LIFE-WRITING: FINALIST***

***FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES READ AWARDS 2021/22: LONGLIST***

***NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARDS, REGIONAL (NON-FICTION): FINALIST***

***THE MIRAMICHI READER'S 2020 ... Read more

They Write Their Dream on the Rocks Forever

By Annie York, Richard Daly, and Chris Arnett

In They Write Their Dreams on the Rock Forever, ‘Nlaka’pamux elder Annie York explains the red-ochre inscriptions written on the rocks and cliffs of the lower Stein Valley in British Columbia. This is perhaps the first time that a Native elder has presented a detailed and ... Read more

Gabriel Dumont's Wild West Show

By Jean Marc Dalpé, David Granger, Laura Lussier, Alexis Martin, Andrea Menard, Yvette Nolan, Gilles Poulin-Denis, Paula-Jean Prudat, Mansel Robinson, and Kenneth T. Williams

Gabriel Dumont’s Wild West Show is a flamboyant epic, constructed as a series of tableaux, about the struggles of the Métis in the Canadian West. It is a multilayered and entertaining saga with a rodeo vibe, loosely based on Buffalo Bill’s legendary outdoor travelling show. ... Read more

Pictographs

By James Simon

In Pictographs, Ojibway artist James Simon Mishibinijima brings to life the legends passed down to him by generations of Elders. In this collection of drawings, each image tells a story, silently communicating lessons of harmony, interconnectedness and peace.

Daddy Hall

By (artist) Tony Miller

A striking visual saga in linocuts of the life of John `Daddy' Hall, a man of Mohawk and African-American descent who survived war, capture and slavery to become a pillar of the community in nineteenth-century Owen Sound, Ontario.