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The Only Snow in Havana

In one of the earliest published works by the 2007 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, Elizabeth Hay, in her graceful, poetic style, collects a series of reflections on life, identity, history, and love, ...

Magic Weapons

Par (auteur) Sam McKegney
Avant-propos de Basil Johnston
Catégories: Recherche sur l’ethnicité

The legacy of the residential school system ripples throughout Native Canada, its fingerprints on the domestic violence, poverty, alcoholism, drug abuse, and suicide rates that continue to cripple many ...

The Red Indians

Par (auteur) Peter Kulchyski
Catégories: Recherche sur l’ethnicité
Séries: Semaphore

The Red Indians is a theoretically nuanced, frank, and accessible book about Aboriginal resistance in Canada, historical and contemporary. In the manner of Eduardo Galeano’s famous trilogy Memories of ...

The Prairie West as Promised Land

So the emblem of the West
Our bright Maple Leaf is bless’d
To its children of the goodly open hand;
All the nations of the earth
Are now learning of its worth
And are flocking to this wealthy, promised ...

Urban Meltdown

Par (auteur) Clive Doucet
Catégories: Collectivités urbaines

In 1950, only thirty percent of the world’s population lived in cities. By 2007, the planet’s population has now doubled and today, as many people live in cities as populated the entire planet in ...

What Parents Need to Know About Teens

What Parents Need to Know about Teens addresses the facts and myths of teen life and teens’ relationships with parents. Each section of the booklet is devoted to a different parenting strategy.

Words of the Huron

Par (auteur) John L. Steckley
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques
Séries: Indigenous Studies

Words of the Huron is an investigation into seventeenth-century Huron culture through a kind of linguistic archaeology of a language that died midway through the twentieth century. John L. Steckley explores ...


Par (auteur) Jennifer Kramer
Catégories: Recherche sur l’ethnicité

Switchbacks explores how the Nuxalk of Bella Coola, British Columbia, negotiate such complex questions as: Who owns culture? How should culture be transmitted to future generations? Where does selling ...

The New Buffalo

Post-secondary education, often referred to as “the new buffalo,” is a contentious but critically important issue for First Nations and the future of Canadian society. While First Nations maintain ...