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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 ...

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 ...

Sporting Justice

By (author) Miriam Wright
Categories: Baseball

Although many know about Jackie Robinson’s experiences breaking major league baseball’s colour barrier in 1947, few are familiar with the Chatham Coloured All-Stars, a Black Canadian team from 1930s ...

The Whaling Indians: Legendary Hunters

Among the Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) peoples of Canada’s West Coast, whaling has been the cultural focus for millennia. Legendary Hunters - Part 9 of the four-volume series The Whaling Indians - features ...

Indigenous Resurgence in an Age of Reconciliation

What would Indigenous resurgence look like if the parameters were not set with a focus on the state, settlers, or an achievement of reconciliation? Indigenous Resurgence in an Age of Reconciliation explores ...

Walking Together, Working Together

This collection takes a holistic view of well-being, seeking complementarities between Indigenous approaches to healing and Western biomedicine. Topics include traditional healers and approaches to treatment ...