Relating to indigenous peoples

Our Long Struggle for Home

Most Canadians know only a tiny part of the Ipperwash story – the 1995 police shooting of Dudley George. Our Long Struggle for Home recounts the history as told by George’s sister, cousins, and others ...

I Will Live for Both of Us

Born at a traditional Inuit camp in what is now Nunavut, Joan Scottie has spent decades protecting the Inuit hunting way of life, most famously with her long battle against the uranium mining industry. ...

My Name Is Seepeetza

An honest look at life in an Indian residential school in the 1950s, and how one indomitable young spirit survived it — 30th anniversary edition.

Seepeetza loves living on Joyaska Ranch with her family. ...

Our Voice of Fire

By (author) Brandi Morin
Categories: Biography: general

A wildfire of a debut memoir by internationally recognized French/Cree/Iroquois journalist Brandi Morin set to transform the narrative around Indigenous Peoples.
Brandi Morin is known for her clear-eyed ...

Horses in the Sand

By (author) Lorrie Potvin
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Inanna Memoir Series

A sequel to First Gear: A Motorcycle Memoir, Horses in the Sand is a collection of stories that document a queer Métis woman?s journey from her sparse beginnings as a child to becoming a tradeswoman, ...

Cold Edge of Heaven

By (author) Whit Fraser
Categories: Fiction: general and literary

Abandoned at a desolate Arctic outpost and haunted by memories of forbidden desire, Constable Will Grant preserves his sanity by investigating the mysterious deaths of two troubled Royal Canadian Mounted ...

Autobiography as Indigenous Intellectual Tradition

Autobiography as Indigenous Intellectual Tradition critiques ways of approaching Indigenous texts that are informed by the Western academic tradition and offers instead a new way of theorizing Indigenous ...

Scratching River

By (author) Michelle Porter
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Life Writing

Scratching River braids the voices of mother, brother, sister, ancestor, and river to create a story about environmental, personal, and collective healing.

This memoir revolves around a search for home ...

Okanagan Women’s Voices

An anthology of literary non-fiction featuring women’s historical narratives from the early settlement period of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. The writing and relations between Syilx women ...

Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer

By (author) Kevin Loring
Categories: Plays, playscripts

Little Red Warrior is the last remaining member of the Little Red Warrior First Nation. One day, he discovers a development company has begun construction on his ancestral lands. In a fit of rage, Little ...