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Towards a Prairie Atonement

When the government recently tried to abandon its responsibility to protect what little remains of the natural prairie, Trevor Herriot pushed back, only to discover an injustice haunting the lands he ...

Firewater

A passionate call to action, Firewater examines alcohol—its history, the myths surrounding it, and its devastating impact on Indigenous people. 

Drawing on his years of experience as a Crown Prosecutor ...

100 Days of Cree

As an Elder once said, "Learn one Cree word a day for 100 days, and emerge a different person."

In 100 Days of Cree, Neal McLeod offers us a portal into another way of understanding the universe--and our ...

The Knowledge Seeker

The Knowledge Seeker tells the story of the developing Indigenous-run education movement and calls forth the urgent need to teach about Indigenous spirituality.

Shaping a World Already Made

By Carl J. Tracie
Foreword by Dennis Cooley
Introduction by John Warkentin
Categories:
Canadian

How does reading poetry influence the way we see the Prairies? Cultural geographer Carl J. Tracie explores this question in Shaping a World Already Made, his labour of love to Canadian poetry and to his ...

Finding McLuhan

In 1965, Tom Wolfe famously asked of Marshall McLuhan: "Suppose he is the oracle of the modern times--what if he is right?" Fifty years later, McLuhan's biographer, his sons, and sixteen scholars explore ...

Reading from Behind

Since we all have one, why do people squirm when the anus is mentioned? In a playful, yet scholarly exploration of everything from porn to poetry, Jonathan Allan tackles this question and more.

The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literature

By uncovering residues of ancestral languages found in Indigenous uses of English, Mareike Neuhaus shows how these remainders ground a reading strategy that enables us to approach Indigenous texts as literatures ...

Sons and Mothers

Edited by Mary Ann Loewen
Categories:
Women

The reflections in Sons and Mothers delve deep into the often close, but sometimes troubled, relationships that exist between mothers and sons. With remarkable honesty and grace, the contributors tell ...

#IdleNoMore

Idle No More bewildered many Canadians. Launched by four women in Saskatchewan in reaction to a federal omnibus budget bill, the protest became the most powerful demonstration of Aboriginal identity in ...