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Thou shalt not be an Indian : a residential school survivor's story —Kakakaway, Robert, author.

Robert Kakakaway attended Marieval Indian Residential School for six torturous years. His powerful memoir is more than just a glimpse, so prepare yourself, as you witness his daily experiences and the hardships he faced ...

Unreconciled : family, truth, and Indigenous resistance —Wente, Jesse, author.

In 'Unreconciled', a prominent Indigenous voice uncovers the lies and myths that affect relations between white and Indigenous peoples and the power of narrative to emphasize truth over comfort. Jesse Wente is an Ojibwe ...

Permanent astonishment —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

In 1990 Rene Highway, a world-renowned dancer, died of an AIDS-related illness. 'Permanent Astonishment' is Tomson Highway's extravagant embrace of his younger brother's final words: "Dont mourn me, be joyful." Infused w...

Medicine unbundled : a journey through the minefields of indigenous health care —Geddes, Gary, 1940- author.

"An investigative exploration of the separate "Indian hospitals" that existed in Canada for many decades, told through memoir, archival research, and interviews with survivors."-- Provided by publisher.

A history of my brief body : a memoir —Belcourt, Billy-Ray, author.

"A profound meditation on queerness and indigeneity from the youngest ever winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize. Billy-Ray Belcourt begins A History of My Brief Body with a letter to his nohkom, his grandmother. "In the wo...

Wolf woman : a search for identity —Wolfe, Beatrice, 1927- author.

"Beatrice Wolfe's story is like those of so many of her Indigenous brothers and sisters. It|́|s the story of rejection and deceit. It|́|s the story of abuse and shame. It|́|s the story that many of her friends, family me...

Gene Boy came home

Eugene "Gene Boy" (pronounced Genie Boy) Benedict was raised by his Great Uncle and Aunt on the Odanak Indian Reserve an hour and a half east of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He left home at age 15 to work in construction in...

Recollections of a forest life : or, The life and travels of Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh —Copway, George, 1818-1869, author.

"It's Copway's account of his life and experiences, including accounts of a changing homeland landscape; Ojibwe customs, traditions, and history; and settler society's exploitation of Indigenous people. Includes a contex...

Etched in my memory : my life as a Shishalh rememberer —Higgins, Barbara, author.

Prepare to laugh, cry and yell out-loud at the stories of our capricious heroine as she takes you through the wilds of Canada. Written with the flavor of traditional oral tales, long told by her Salish ancestors, Barbara...

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