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

A first-hand account of a Swampy Cree boy’s experiences hunting and trapping in the upstream region of the Saskatchewan River Delta.

Depicting a certain Indigenous lifestyle that existed in Northern ...

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 ...

Bread & Water

The lyricism of Bread & Water interweaves culinary insights and literary essays to pose fundamental questions about how we live––and how we feed––the larger hungers that motivate our lives.

“When ...

#BlackInSchool

A young Black woman documents the systemic racism in her high school diary and calls for justice and educational reform.

The prevalence of anti-Black racism and its many faces, from racial profiling to ...

The Girl from Dream City

Vivid stories from a Canadian literary icon, who shares a life spread across continents and immersed in books.

It’s the life that many dream of: education in some of Europe’s most beautiful cities ...