Books tagged: Ethnic Studies

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Lasagna

By Ronald Cross & Hélène Sévigny

The events at Oka in 1990 saw the might of the Canadian Armed Forces in the service of the governments of both Quebec and Canada confront some 40 armed Mohawk “Warriors” who were defending their local community’s resistance against a further colonial encroachment on their ... Read more

Lasagna

By Ronald Cross & Hélène Sévigny

The events at Oka in 1990 saw the might of the Canadian Armed Forces in the service of the governments of both Quebec and Canada confront some 40 armed Mohawk “Warriors” who were defending their local community’s resistance against a further colonial encroachment on their ... Read more

My Road from Damascus

By Jamal Saeed
Translated by Catherine Cobham

 

“A lyrical, extremely rich narrative of loss, memory, and trauma. ” — STARRED review, Kirkus Reviews

An extraordinary account of survival in Syria’s most notorious military prisons that is written with “brutal clarity — and yet, there is a poetic quality to the ... Read more

Okanagan Women’s Voices

By Jeannette Armstrong
Edited by Janet MacArthur & Lally Grauer

The writing and relations between Syilx women and settler women, largely of European descent, who came to inhabit the British Columbia southern interior from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries.

Okanagan Women’s Voices features the writing and stories of seven ... Read more

One and Half of You

By Leanne Dunic

From the talented multidisciplinary artist, musician, and writer Leanne Dunic comes the lyric memoir One and Half of You. In sinuous language, with candour, openness, and surprising humour, Dunic explores sibling and romantic love and the complexities of being a biracial person ... Read more

Reaching Mithymna

By Steven Heighton

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 HILARY WESTON WRITERS’ TRUST PRIZE FOR NONFICTION • A New York Times New & Noteworthy Book • A CBC Best Nonfiction Book of 2020 • A Globe and Mail Top 100 Book for 2020

“Combining his poetic sensibilities and storytelling skills with a documentarian’s ... Read more

Rue Fabre

By Jean-Claude Germain
Translated by Donald Winkler

In Rue Fabre: Centre of the Universe Jean-Claude Germain evokes a Quebec unknown to most English-speaking Canadians.
In the 1940s, for a young boy of Rue Fabre in Montreal's East End, leaving the city constituted a veritable odyssey as he accompanied his father--a salesman ... Read more

Surviving Samsara

By Kagan Goh

"Samsara is defined as the 'round of rebirth' or 'perpetual wandering' . .. a continuous process of ever again and again being born, growing old, suffering and dying. "

--Buddhist Dictionary by Nyanatiloka Mahathera

 

In Kagan Goh's debut memoir, he recounts his struggles with ... Read more