Books tagged: Relating To Native American People
A Matter of Conscience
By James Bartleman
A novel of love and betrayal dealing with the biggest issues facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples today.
In the summer of 1972, a float plane carrying a team of child welfare officials lands on a river flowing through the Yellow Dog Indian reserve. Their mission is to seize ... Read more
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 Rush to Judgment
By Roger E. Salhany
Did Louis Riel have a fair trial?
The trial and conviction of Louis Riel for treason in the summer of 1885 and his execution on November 16, 1885, have been the subjects of historical comment and criticism for over one hundred years. A Rush to Judgment challenges the view held ... 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, adopting ... Read more
Back to the Red Road
By Florence Kaefer & Edward Gamblin
In June 1967, Norway House Indian Residential School of Manitoba closed its doors after a somewhat questionable past. In 1954, when Florence Kaefer was just nineteen, she accepted a job as a teacher at Norway House. Unaware of the difficult conditions the students were enduring, ... Read more
By Al Hunter
In Beautiful Razor, Al Hunter explores the span between the sensual and the profane; the distance of which can sometimes be vast or on the razor's edge. This much awaited collection is the third poetry book written by the former Rainy River First Nations Chief, along with Spirit ... 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 brothers search for truth, and the inquiry that followed his death.
Burning in This Midnight Dream
By Louise B. Halfe
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 nightmares ... Read more