Books tagged: Native American & Aboriginal

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Love after the End

Edited by Joshua Whitehead

A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction, edited by the author of Jonny Appleseed.

This exciting and groundbreaking fiction collection showcases a number of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer) Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. ... Read more

Moon of the Crusted Snow

By Waubgeshig Rice

 

Nominated for the 2019 OLA Forest of Reading Evergreen Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 John W. Campbell Memorial Award

Shortlisted for the 2019/20 First Nation Communities READ Indigenous Literature Award

2019 Women’s National Book Association’s Great Group Reads 

“This ... Read more

Neechie Hustle

By Neal McLeod

Neechie Hustle takes place largely on the fictitious Broken Elbow First Nation in Saskatchewan. The novel provides a satirical look at the Indian Act and also looks at the emergence of neechie swagger of the late 1960s and 1970s. The rise of Pinokineechie, a wooden Indian, sees ... Read more

Pilgrimage

By Diana Davidson

Pilgrimage opens in the deep winter of 1891 on the Métis settlement of Lac St. Anne. Known as Manito Sakahigan in Cree, “Spirit Lake” has been renamed for the patron saint of childbirth. It is here that people journey in search of tradition, redemption, and miracles.

On ... Read more

Requiem for the Last Indian

By Ashis Gupta

Unlikely love story of Rosie and Charlie

Rose's Run

By Dawn Dumont

Rose Okanese, a single mother with two kids, has been pushed into a corner by Rez citizens to claim some self-respect, and decides that the fastest way to do that would be for her to run the reserve's annual marathon. Though Rose hasn't run in twenty years, smokes and initially ... Read more

Sweat

By Lesley Belleau

Sweat, a myth/realism crossover novel set in Northern Ontario, blends Indigenous myth, collective memory, and harsh social reality. The stories of two contemporary Indigenous women—one leading a life of poverty and the other of privilege—are braided together around a mythic ... Read more

The Narrows of Fear (Wapawikoscikanik)

By Carol Rose GoldenEagle

The Narrows of Fear (Wapawikoscikanik) weaves the stories of a group of women committed to helping one another. Despite abuse experienced by some, both in their own community and in residential schools, these women learn to celebrate their culture, its stories, its dancing, its ... Read more