Books tagged: Relating To Native American People

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A Really Good Brown Girl

By Marilyn Dumont
Introduction by Lee Maracle

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 by Lee Maracle, a new Afterword by the author and ... Read more

A Tea in the Tundra / Nipishapui Nete Mushuat

By Joséphine Bacon
Translated by Donald Winkler

In this poetry collection, Joséphine Bacon challenges our traditional notions of culture and perception, landscape and wilderness, the limits of experience, and the nature of human being. With a surreal blend of emotions and memories, "A Tea in the Tundra / Nipishapui Nete ... Read more

Assi Manifesto

By Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
Translated by Howard Scott

Translated from French by Howard Scott

Assi Manifesto is a celebration of the Innu land in the tradition of Joséphine Bacon. This telluric power is reminiscent of Paul Chamberland’s Terre Québec. Natasha Kanapé’s challenge is to name her land, but also to reconcile opposites. ... Read more

awâsis - kinky and dishevelled

By Louise B. Halfe - Sky Dancer

A gender-fluid trickster character leaps from Cree stories to inhabit this racous and rebellious new work by award-winning poet Louise Bernice Halfe.

 

There are no pronouns in Cree for gender; awâsis (which means illuminated child) reveals herself through shape-shifting, ... 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

Buried in the Silence

By Connie Sampson

The inquiry into the killing of Leo LaChance left many unanswered questions. Journalist Connie Sampson examines the life and death of LaChance, his brother’s search for truth, and the inquiry that followed his death.

Burning in This Midnight Dream

By Louise B. Halfe - Sky Dancer

A deeply scouring poetic account of the residential school experience, and a deeply important indictment of colonialism in Canada.

 

Many of the poems in Louise Halfe's Burning in This Midnight Dream were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and ... Read more