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Reclamation and Resurgence

By (author) Marilyn Dumont
Edited by Armand Garnet Ruffo
Categories: Poetry
Series: Laurier Poetry

To describe the writing of Marilyn Dumont is to call her a poet of reclamation and resurgence. Some thirty-five years ago she set about documenting her life as a young Métis woman and telling the story ...

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 ...

School of Racism

Exposing the history of racism in Canada’s classrooms

Winner of the prestigious Clio-Quebec, Lionel-Groulx, and Canadian History of Education Association awards

In School of Racism, Catherine Larochelle ...

Eroding a Way of Life

By (author) Murray Knuttila
Categories: Politics and government

An analysis of how neoliberal policies have radically restructured farming in Western Canada.

The establishment of a Western Canadian economy dominated by family farming was part of the government’s ...

Canada as a Settler Colony on the Question of Palestine

Canada as a Settler Colony on the Question of Palestine explores Canada-Palestine relations through a settler colonial lens. The authors argue that there are direct parallels between Canada’s settler ...

Skating Wild on an Inland Sea

Let’s go! Experience the magic of skating on wild ice.

Two children wake up to hear the lake singing, then the wind begins wailing … or is it a wolf? They bundle up and venture out into the cold, carrying ...

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 ...

stay up

An incisive, innovative, and inviting take on fighting oppression and fighting for racial justice.

Racism is a real and present danger. But how can you fight it if you don’t know how it works or where ...

Mira and Baku

A Quill & Quire Book of the Year

With the help of a magical friend, a young girl searches for her missing father in this poignant story set during Japanese Canadian incarceration in World War II.

It’s ...

Buzz Kill

Cronyism, greed, and corruption trumped social justice and public health in Canada?s legalization of cannabis. How did we get here? Where are we going? More humane drug policy?which prioritizes public ...