Books tagged: Native Americans

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He Moved A Mountain

By Joan Harper

Dr. Frank Arthur Calder of BC's Nisga'a First Nation was the first aboriginal person to be elected to any Canadian governing body. For twenty-six years he served as an MLA in the legislature of British Columbia. He was the driving force behind Canada's decision to grant recognition ... Read more

Horses in the Sand

By Lorrie Potvin

Horses in the Sand, the author?s sequel to her first book, First Gear: A Motorcycle Memoir, is a collection of stories that document a queer woman?s journey from her sparse beginnings as a child to becoming a tradeswoman, teacher, and artist. With courage, humour, and frank ... Read more

I Have Lived Four Lives

By Wilfred Buck

Commencing by explaining how the word Ininew?refers to the phrase ?mixing of four,?Wilfred Buck embarks upon a series of dazzling stories: ?herein is the story of how I lived and how I died and how I lived again along with the dreams I have dreamed and the visions I have seen. ... 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

Let's Move On

By Louis McComber & Paul Okalik

Paul Okalik was raised in a community that has survived starvation, epidemics, eradication of their spiritual heritage, relocation, schooling in a foreign language and confrontation with the Canadian justice system. He made the decision to improve the living conditions of his ... Read more

Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg

By Gidigaa Migizi

In this deeply engaging oral history, Gidigaa Migizi (Doug Williams), Anishinaabe elder, teacher and mentor to Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, recounts the history of the Michi Saagiig Nisnaabeg, tracing through personal and historical events, and presenting what manifests as a ... Read more

Moccasin Souls

By Jules Arita Koostachin

Moccasin Souls, a haunting memoir follows AaSheeNii / Good Spirit, a hopeful Trickster with a burning desire for change and growth, as they set off on their path into the world of the InNiNeWak/human beings. Selected by a council of Sacred Beings, AaSheeNii makes their way into ... Read more

My Privilege, My Responsibility

By Sheila North

In September 2015, Sheila North was declared the Grand Chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO), the first woman elected to the position. Known as a “bridge builder”, North is a member of Bunibonibee Cree Nation. North’s work in advocacy journalism, communications, ... Read more