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Concrete Women

People who live in South Asian cities re-shape politics and actualize constitutional rights, in
parks, on playgrounds, and in city streets. Each chapter in this book discusses feminist,
Transgender, and ...

Making Space for Indigenous Feminism, 3rd Edition

The third edition of the iconic collection Making Space for Indigenous Feminism features feminist, queer and Two-spirit voices from across generations and locations.

Feminism has much to offer Indigenous ...

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 ...

Sex in Canada

What do we do in the bedroom? Do other people do the same? How often? Who with? Movies and the internet seem saturated in sex, but it’s difficult to separate fact from fiction, and real talk about our ...

Tours Inside the Snow Globe

By (author) Tonya K. Davidson
Categories: Urban communities

The toppling of monuments globally in the last few years has highlighted the potency of monuments as dynamic and affectively loaded participants in society.

In the context of Ottawa, Canada’s capital ...

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 ...

The Mantle of Struggle

By (author) Irving Andre
Foreword by David Austin
Categories: Biography: general

Rosie Douglas, former prime minister of Dominica, had a life unlike any other modern politician. After leaving home to study agriculture in Canada, he became a member of the young Conservatives, under ...

Decolonizing Sport

Decolonizing Sport tells the stories of sport colonizing Indigenous Peoples and of Indigenous Peoples using sport to decolonize. Spanning several lands — Turtle Island, the US, Australia, Aotearoa/New ...

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 ...