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Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians : Oral Histories from Canada

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Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada, is a collection of chapters written by librarians of color in Canada writing about their experiences working in libraries. This book is not only for librarians in Canada and for…

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…

Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies

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In fierce prose and poetic fragments, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s Noopiming braids together humor, piercing detail, and a deep, abiding commitment to Anishinaabe life to tell stories of resistance, love, and joy.

Mashkawaji (they/them) lies…

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…

Black Water : Family, Legacy, and Blood Memory

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The son of a Cree father and a white mother, David A. Robertson grew up with virtually no awareness of his Indigenous roots. His father, Dulas—or Don, as he became known—lived on the trapline in the bush in Manitoba, only to be transplanted…

The Break

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When Stella, a young Métis mother, looks out her window one evening and spots someone in trouble on the Break — a barren field on an isolated strip of land outside her house — she calls the police to alert them to a possible crime.

In a series of…

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.

Congratulations Letter from University of Alberta

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A congratulations letter for the 25th anniversary of SLIS sent from the University of Alberta

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Guest Book

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This is the first page of the guest book for the SLIS 25th Anniversary Celebration event.

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