Books tagged: Native American

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In the Silhouette of Your Silences

By David Groulx

David Groulx's latest book of poems is as smooth as a mirror, but as cutting and dazzling as shards of glass, reflecting back to us the collective voice of fractured lives. Weaving the ephemeral with the infinite, and the present with the past, he speaks with the strength and ... Read more

Inconvenient Skin / nayêhtâwan wasakay

By Shane L. Koyczan
Illustrated by Joseph M. Sánchez & Jim Logan
By (artist) Kent Monkman
Photographs by Nadya Kwandibens

Inconvenient Skin challenges how reconciliation has become a contested buzzword filled with promises and good intentions but rarely any meaningful follow-through. While Canada's history is filled with darkness, these poems aim to unpack that history to clean the wounds so the ... Read more

Indianland

By Lesley Belleau

Indianland is a rich and varied poetry collection. The poems are written from a female and Indigenous point of view and incorporate Anishinaabemowin throughout. Time is cyclical, moving from present day back to first contact and forward again. Themes of sexuality, birth, memory, ... Read more

Invisible Generations

By Jean Barman

Born of Indigenous grandmothers and white grandfathers, Irene Kelleher lived all her life in the shadow of her heritage. Her local community in British Columbia's Fraser Valley treated her as if she was invisible. The combination of white and Indigenous descent was beyond the ... Read more

Itee Pootoogook

By Nancy Campbell

Itee Pootoogook belonged to a new generation of Inuit artists who are transforming and reshaping the creative traditions that were successfully pioneered by their parents and grandparents in the second half of the 20th century.

A meticulous draughtsman who worked with graphite ... Read more

L'sitkuk

By Darlene A. Ricker

“We have endured slavery, starvation, genocide and wars, but the spirit of our people has survived. We have one battle left to fight — ourselves.” — L’sitkuk Chief Frank Meuse JrL’sitkuk (pronounced elsetkook) is the original name for the Bear River Mi’kmaw community, ... Read more

Languages of Our Land/Langues de notre terre

Edited by Susan Ouriou
Translated by Christelle Morelli

Languages of Our Land/Langues de notre terre is a collection of poems and stories by twelve emerging and established Indigenous writers living in Quebec and writing in French. These writers all participated in either the Aboriginal Emerging Writers Program (now the Indigenous ... Read more

Let the People Speak

By Sheilla Jones

Over the past fifty years, Canada’s Indigenous Affairs department (now two departments with more than 30 federal co-delivery partners) has mushroomed into a “super-province” delivering birth-to-death programs and services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. This ... Read more