Relating to peoples of African descent

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 Black Prairie Archives

Edited by Karina Vernon
Categories: Anthologies: general

The Black Prairie Archives recovers a new regional archive of “Black prairie” literature, and includes writing that ranges from work by 19th century Black fur traders and pioneers, all of it published ...

I Am Still Your Negro

By (author) Valerie Mason-John
Foreword by George Elliott Clarke
Categories: Poetry
Series: Robert Kroetsch Series

Spoken-word poet Valerie Mason-John unsettles readers with potent images of ongoing trauma from slavery and colonization. Her narratives range from the beginnings of the African Diaspora to the story ...

Pourin' Down Rain

By (author) Cheryl Foggo
Categories: Biography: general

The 30th anniversary edition of Cheryl Foggo’s landmark work about growing up Black on the Canadian prairies.

Cheryl Foggo came of age during the 1960s in Calgary and struggled against the many ways ...

Ubuntu Relational Love

Ubuntu is a Bantu term meaning humanity. It is also a philosophical and ethical system of thought, from which definitions of humanness, togetherness, and social politics of difference arise. Devi Dee ...

What the Oceans Remember

By (author) Sonja Boon
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Life Writing

An invitation to join a family tree project inspired Sonja Boon’s journey to the heart of the histories that have shaped her identity. It was an opportunity to answer the two questions that have dogged ...

A Place in the Sun

“This important book illuminates a little-known and important story, offering a richly nuanced portrait of the Haitian immigrant experience in Montreal. ”Laurent Dubois, author of Haiti: The ...

No Insignificant Part

By (author) Timothy J. Stapleton
Categories: First World War

No Insignificant Part: The Rhodesia Native Regiment and the East Africa Campaign of the First World War is the first history of the only primarily African military unit from Zimbabwe to fight in the First ...

Odysseys Home

By (author) George Elliott Clarke
Categories: Ethnic studies
Series: Heritage

Odysseys Home: Mapping African-Canadian Literature is a pioneering study of African-Canadian literary creativity, laying the groundwork for future scholarly work in the field. Based on extensive excavations ...