Relating to indigenous peoples

The Riel Problem

By (author) Albert Braz
Categories: History of the Americas

Tracing Louis Riel’s metamorphosis from traitor to Canadian hero, Braz argues that, through his writing, Riel resists his portrayal as both a Canadian patriot and a pan-Indigenous leader. After being ...

An Ordinary Violence

Terrible things happen side by side with the ordinary.

Dawn hasn't spoken to her brother, Cody, since he was sent to prison for a violent crime seven years ago. But when Dawn's seemingly perfect life in ...

Maggie Lou, Firefox

Maggie Lou’s grandpa doesn’t call her Firefox for nothing. She’s always finding ways to make life more interesting — even if this means getting into big trouble. 

When her grandfather Moshôm ...

It's All about the Land

By (author) Taiaiake Alfred
Edited by Ann Rogers
Foreword by Pamela Palmater
Categories: Biography: general

Illuminating the First Nations struggles against the Canadian state, It’s All about the Land exposes how racism underpins and shapes Indigenous-settler relationships. Renowned Kahnawà:ke Mohawk activist ...

Tales for Late Night Bonfires

Curious, uncanny tales blending Indigenous oral storytelling and meticulous style, from an electric voice in Canadian fiction

These are stories that are a little bit larger than life, or maybe they really ...

Amazing L'nu'k

The newest installment in the celebrated illustrated series about Amazing Atlantic Canadians, featuring incredible Indigenous people.

Delve into the uplifting stories of the people of Mi'kma'ki in this ...

JAJ

With gorgeous imagery, visual artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas brings to life the tumultuous history of first contact between Europeans and Indigenous peoples and the early colonization by the Europeans ...

The Life and Times of Augustine Tataneuck

By (author) Renee Fossett
Categories: Biography: general

One of the few biographies of an Inuk man from the 19th Century—separated from his family, community, and language—finding his place in history.
 
Augustine Tataneuck was an Inuk man born near the ...

Poppa and His Drum

After moving from an all-French Indigenous community to the English community of St. George’s when he was a little boy, Poppa's life as a young man was very sad. He was treated badly by his schoolteachers ...

Créativités autochtones actuelles au Québec

Les Premiers peuples issus du territoire nommé Québec connaissent depuis quelques années un rayonnement culturel considérable. En fait preuve cet ouvrage qui rassemble des témoignages et des comptes ...