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Indigenous Media Arts in Canada

Edited by Dana Claxton & Ezra Winton
Categories: History of art

Indigenous and settler scholars and media artists discuss and analyze crucial questions of narrative sovereignty, cultural identity, cultural resistance, and decolonizing creative practices.

Humans are ...

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge Volume II

Presented in English and Mi’kmaq, the latest chapter in this ambitious series presents a remarkable and respectful collaboration between an Indigenous and non-Indigenous artist, deepening and diversifying ...

Making a Chaputs

By (author) Joe Martin & Alan L. Hoover
Categories: Ethnic studies

A rich visual testament to the practical and cultural power of the dugout canoe, balanced in its description of meaning and method.

Tla-o-qui-aht master canoe maker Joe Martin, in collaboration with former ...

Rare Merit

Rare Merit is a beautifully illustrated and astute examination of women photographers in Canada as it took shape in the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Throughout, the camera was both a witness ...

Unvarnished

By (author) Emily Carr
Edited by Kathryn Bridge
Categories: Biography: general

Culled from the handwritten pages in old-fashioned scribblers and almost-forgotten typescripts amid drafts for her published stories, Unvarnished features among the last unpublished and highly personal ...

Let Go

A story of travail and triumph, Mark Huebner's wordless novel Let Go follows a laid-off ad man struggling to carry the deadweight of his past as he labours through a blizzard toward an unknown future.

Narratology in Practice

By (author) Mieke Bal
Categories: Performance art

This companion to the international classic Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative makes the well-known theory useful not only in literary studies, but in other disciplines in the humanities ...

Out of the Sun

By (author) Esi Edugyan
Categories: Ethnic studies
Series: The CBC Massey Lectures

History is a construction. What happens when we begin to consider stories at the margins when we grant them centrality? How does that complicate our certainties about who we are, as individuals, as nations, ...

The Bomb in the Wilderness

The Bomb in the Wilderness contends that photography is one of the principal ways that Canadians have represented, interpreted, and remembered nuclear activities since 1945. John O’Brian puts nuclear ...

Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty

Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty—built around art from Shafi’s popular online affirmation series—focuses on our never-ending journey of self-discovery. It explores the ways in which the world can ...