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Owóknage

Born out of a meticulous, well-researched historical and current traditional land-use study led by Cega? K´i?na 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, ...

kayas nohcin

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

The Unravelling

It’s the antithesis of why a wedding should be memorable. In 1992, at a sister’s nuptials, Donna Besel’s family members discovered that their father, Jock Tod, had molested their youngest sister. ...

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 ...

The Way of the Gardener

Reverence takes on a new meaning in this original memoir of an avid gardener walking the Camino de Santiago.

The Camino de Santiago has been a journey for pilgrims for more than 1,000 years, testing—to ...