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The Life and Times of Augustine Tataneuck

One of the few biographies of an Inuk man from the 19th Century—separated from his family, community, and language—finding his place in history.
 
Augustine Tataneuck was an Inuk man born near the ...

Who Gets In

One man’s immigration to the Canadian Prairies in the early 1930s reveals the character of Canada today as sharply as it did long ago.
 
In 1930, a young Jewish man, Yehuda Eisenstein, arrived in Canada ...

kâ-pî-isi-kiskisiyân / The Way I Remember

A residential school survivor finds his way back to his language and culture through his family’s traditional stories.

When reflecting on forces that have shaped his life, Solomon Ratt says his education ...

Opimotewina wina kapagamawat Witigowa / Journeys of The One to Strike the Wetigo

A first-hand account of a Swampy Cree boy’s experiences growing up in the Saskatchewan River Delta, one of the world’s largest inland deltas and one of North America’s most important ecosystems. ...

The Life Sentences of Rik McWhinney

Through poetry, letters, essays, and interviews, The Life Sentences of Rik McWhinney relates the harrowing experiences of a man who spent nearly thirty-five years in the Canadian prison system.

Rik McWhinney ...

Owóknage

Born out of a meticulous, well-researched historical and current traditional land-use study led by Cega̔ K´iɳna Nakoda Oyáté (Carry the Kettle Nakoda First Nation), Owóknage is the first book to ...

Unsettled

A memoir that reckons with the high costs of European settlement and Indigenous dispossession on the Great Plains.

A surprise rodeo leaves a buffalo bull dead and a cowboy gored to death. Seeing the death ...

The Boy from Buzwah

Cecil King’s remarkable memoir, from humble beginnings on a reservation to his unparalleled legacy to ensure Indian Control of Indian Education in Canada.

“Through my eyes, my community was creative, ...

kayās nōhcīn

Mary Louise (née Bangs) Rockthunder, wêpanâkit, was an Elder of Cree, Saulteaux, and Nakoda descent. Born in 1913, raised and married at nēhiyawipwātināhk / Piapot First Nation, Mary Louise, a ...

Gehl v Canada

A follow-up to Claiming Anishinaabe, Gehl v Canada is the story of Lynn Gehl’s lifelong journey of survival against the nation-state’s constant genocidal assault against her existence. While Canada ...