Books tagged: Social & Cultural History

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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.

From Sojourners to Citizens

By Adriana A. Davies

From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta’s Italian History brings to life the untold story of Italian immigrants in Alberta from the 1880s to the present. It places them in the narrative of province building from work on railways, mines and other industries to breaking the land ... Read more

Game

By Joan Sullivan

The early 1970s marked the beginning of Newfoundland’s cultural renaissance. And in 1974, amidst the music, literature, and burgeoning patriotic pride, a young, upstart Reach for the Top team from Canada’s newest province had eliminated competitors from across the country, ... Read more

Legacy

By Suzanne Methot

 

Five hundred years of colonization have taken an incalculable toll on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas: substance use disorders and shockingly high rates of depression, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions brought on by genocide and colonial control. With passionate ... Read more

Return to the Drum

By Wynne Morris Miggs

Return to the Drum is a story about survival—the survival of a people and their way of life. Focusing on the history of the Sahtuot’ine of Great Bear Lake and the struggles that follow their first encounters with Euro-Canadians in the 1800s, Miggs Wynne Morris weaves together ... Read more

The Murders That Made Us

By Bob Calhoun

 

The 170-year history of the San Francisco Bay Area told through its crimes and how they intertwine with the city’s art, music, and politics

In The Murders That Made Us, the story of the San Francisco Bay Area unfolds through its most violent and depraved acts. From its earliest ... Read more

Trail of the Spirit

By George Blondin

In this new collection of stories, Dene Elder George Blondin defines medicine power, a gift from the Creator for the Dene way of life. Although medicine power has existed since before time began, here Blondin focuses on the past two hundred years, to show how it has shaped the ... Read more

Yamoria the Lawmaker

By George Blondin

Dene Elder George Blondin creates a spiritual guidebook that weaves together oral stories with the recounting of how the northern Canadian Dene came to depend on the European fur traders. The result is a magical journey for readers of any heritage.