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  • Collection: Indigenous Writers of Canada

Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples
"Elements of Indigenous Style offers Indigenous writers and editors--and everyone creating works about Indigenous Peoples--the first published guide to common questions and issues of style and process. Everyone working in words or other media needs…

Jonny Appleseed: A Novel
"Off the rez and trying to find ways to live, love, and survive in the big city, Jonny has one week before he must return to his home - and his former life - to attend the funeral of his stepfather. The seven days that follow are like a fevered…

The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, The Inconvenient Indian distills the insights gleaned from Thomas King's critical and personal meditation on what it means to be "Indian" in North America, weaving the curiously circular tale of the…

Seven Fallen Feathers
In 1966, twelve-year-old Chanie Wenjack froze to death on the railway tracks after running away from residential school. An inquest was called and four recommendations were made to prevent another tragedy. None of those recommendations were…

We All Go Back to the Land : The Who, Why, and How of Land Acknowledgements

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Land Acknowledgements often begin academic conferences, cultural events, government press gatherings, and even hockey games. They are supposed to be an act of Reconciliation between Indigenous peoples in Canada and non-Indigenous Canadians, but they…

Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm…

Braiding Sweetgrass : Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

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Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, and as a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings―asters and goldenrod, strawberries and squash, salamanders, algae, and sweetgrass―offer us gifts and lessons, even if we've forgotten how to hear…

Medicine Walk
Franklin Starlight is called to visit his father, Eldon. He's sixteen years old and has had the most fleeting of relationships with the man. The rare moments they've shared haunt and trouble Frank, but he answers the call, a son's duty to a father.…

Indigeneity in Comics -
Session 1: "The Indian" in Comics
Session 2: " Indigenous Self-Representation in Comics

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Session 1: An examination and critique of comic representations of Indigenous peoples by non-Native authors.

Session 2: Reviews of comics by Indigenous authors.