Cherie Dimaline is a member of the Georgian Bay Metis Community. Her 2017 book The Marrow Thieves won the Governor General's Award and the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers. Her most recent book is Empire of Wild.
For Indigenous History Month we're featuring books written by Indigenous authors and the people behind them. Today we celebrate Kegedonce Press, an Indigenous-owned and -operated publisher based on the traditional territory of the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation publishing beautifully ... Read more
Transmasculine Ktunaxa poet Smokii Sumac chats with us for ALU DiscoverVerse about his boisterous, touching, and often funny debut collection you are enough: love poems for the end of the world (Kegedonce Press) — which grew from a challenge to write one haiku a day ... Read more
It’s only when I sit down to write up a bit about each book I’ve chosen to include in this list that I notice that these six books share two strong themes. The first relates to memory and remembering. Each book plays with remembering the past and remembering the future. ... Read more
It is so difficult keeping up with the explosion of new authors in the indigenous world these days. What is particularly heartening is the number of award-winning young authors who are women. There is still a great deal of sexism in the industry; however, the industry is beginning ... Read more
Once you read that last chapter of a good book and put it down, there is so much to do and so much to consider. You want to take a moment and decide how it made you feel, or write down your two cents, maybe even cross it off your list and reach for the next book. But my personal ... Read more
We love tuning into CBC’s Canada Reads, and this year was no exception. We have some If You Liked x follow up reads to the books championed during the debates.
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