Books tagged: Native Americans

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Approaching Fire

By Michelle Porter

***IPPY AWARDS: BEST REGIONAL NON-FICTION: CANADA-WEST – SILVER***

***INDIGENOUS VOICES AWARDS 2021, PUBLISHED PROSE IN ENGLISH: CREATIVE NON-FICTION AND LIFE-WRITING: FINALIST***

***FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES READ AWARDS 2021/22: LONGLIST***

***NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARDS, ... Read more

Arriving Naked

By Patricia Lamondin Skene

Patricia Lamondin Skene, a Métis girl from the shores of Georgian Bay in Britt, Ontario, went from starting her life without electricity or telephones - to becoming vice president of electronic banking at one of Canada's largest banks. Pat survived an alcoholic relationship ... Read more

At Geronimo's Grave

By Armand Garnet Ruffo

From soldiers parachuting into battle to children jumping from a swing, the name Geronimo echoes through time. But the reality of the great Apache warrior’s fate is little remembered. In At Geronimo’s Grave, award-winning poet Armand Garnet Ruffo uses Geronimo’s life as ... Read more

Carrying It Forward

By John Brady McDonald

John Brady McDonald has lived in Kistahpinanihk, an area that includes Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, for nearly all his life. A member of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation and a descendent of Metis leader Jim Brady, John Brady has worked to move carefully between these two nations ... Read more

Deadly Neighbours

By Chad Reimer

On a cold night in February, 1884, just metres north of the border on Sumas Prairie, BC, an Indigenous boy named Louie Sam was lynched by a mob of mounted vigilantes. The vigilantes had ridden up from Nooksack Valley in Washington Territory, hell-bent on avenging the murder ... Read more

Doug Knockwood, Mi’kmaw Elder

By Doug Knockwood

 

Freeman Douglas Knockwood is a highly respected Elder in Mi’kmaw Territory and one of Canada’s premier addictions recovery counsellors. The story of his life is one of unimaginable colonial trauma, recovery and hope.

At age 6, Knockwood was placed in the Shubenacadie Residential ... Read more

Fight or Submit

By Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson

 

From the award-winning author of Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call and The Reconciliation Manifesto: Recovering the Land, Rebuilding the Economy comes an inspiring memoir of poverty, hard work, and incredible business success.

In the opening to his memoir, Grand Chief ... Read more

From Bear Rock Mountain

By Antoine Bear Rock Mountain

Winner of the NorthWords Book Award
"An evocative story that winds back and forth from past to present, from the broad historical interaction of Indigenous peoples and Europeans to his own personal details. " —Maclean's

In this poetic, poignant memoir, Dene artist and social ... Read more