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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 ...

Children of the Broken Treaty

Children of the Broken Treaty exposes a system of apartheid in Canada that led to the largest youth-driven human rights movement in the country’s history. The movement was inspired by Shannen Koostachin, ...

Metis and the Medicine Line

Metis and the Medicine Line is a sprawling, ambitious look at how national borders and notions of race were created and manipulated to unlock access to indigenous lands. It is also an intimate story ...

#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 ...

Canoeing the Churchill

"Outstanding. Its combination of historical material, maps, photos, and travelogue brings the fur trade era alive. Seldom has the past and the present been brought together so successfully."
-George Melnyk, ...

Frontier Farewell

"Gracefully written, fully and meticulously researched." -- Sharon Butala, author of The Perfection of the Morning

"Frontier Farewell offers new perspectives on everything from the transfer of Rupert's ...

Clearing the Plains

In arresting, but harrowing, prose, James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and, most disturbingly, Canadian politics--the politics of ethnocide--played in the deaths and subjugation ...

Out Spoken

How is identity formed? If you were born in Canada, that makes you Canadian; if you were raised Jewish, that makes you a Jew, right? But what about a teenage boy from small town Saskatchewan who has a ...