Books tagged: Native Americans

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nîtisânak

By Jas M. Morgan

Jas M. Morgan's nîtisânak honours blood and chosen kin with equal care. A groundbreaking memoir spanning nations, prairie punk scenes, and queer love stories, it is woven around grief over the loss of their mother. It also explores despair and healing through community and ... Read more

Not My Fate

By Janet Romain

Josephine Caplin (Jo) was born into a world marred by maternal abandonment, alcoholism and traumatic epileptic seizures. In grade three, she was apprehended by child services and separated from her protective brother and her early caregivers, her father and uncle, who were kind ... Read more

Nothing Will Be Different

By Tara McGowan-Ross

A neurotic party girl's coming-of-age memoir about learning to live before getting ready to die.

Tara has it pretty good: a nice job, a writing career, a forgiving boyfriend. She should be happy. Yet Tara can’t stay sober. She’s terrible at monogamy. Even her psychiatrist ... Read more

Off the Ropes

By Roland Vandal & Carlene Rummery

Having been sexually abused by a boxing coach as a teen, and not knowing who to trust or tell, Roland Vandal found solace in drugs and alcohol. His battle with addiction, and his unwillingness to speak of his demons, led to failed relationships, bad choices, crime, trouble with ... Read more

Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised somewhere else)

By Colleen Cardinal
Foreword by Raven Sinclair (Ótiskewápíwskew)

 

During the 60s Scoop, over 20,000 Indigenous children in Canada were removed from their biological families, lands and culture and trafficked across provinces, borders and overseas to be raised in non-Indigenous households.

Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh delves into the personal and ... Read more

Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised somewhere else)

By Colleen Cardinal
Foreword by Raven Sinclair (Ótiskewápíwskew)

 

During the 60s Scoop, over 20,000 Indigenous children in Canada were removed from their biological families, lands and culture and trafficked across provinces, borders and overseas to be raised in non-Indigenous households.

Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh delves into the personal and ... Read more

One Bead at a Time

By Beverly Little Thunder & Sharron Proulx-Turner

One Bead at a Timeis the oral memoir of Beverly Little Thunder, a two-spirit Lakota Elder from Standing Rock, who has lived most of her life in service to Indigenous and non-Indigenous women in vast areas of both the United States and Canada. Transcribed and edited by two-spirit ... Read more

Resolve

By Carolyn Parks Mintz
With Andy Chelsea & Phyllis Chelsea

Andy and Phyllis Chelsea met during their years spent at the St. Joseph’s Mission School in Williams Lake, BC. Like the thousands of others forced into the church-run residential school system, Andy and Phyllis are no strangers to the ongoing difficulties experienced by most ... Read more