Decolonizing and Indigenizing Education in Canada
Edited by Sheila Cote-Meek and Taima Moeke-Pickering, this book advances critical scholarship on the place of Indigenous epistemologies, knowledges, curriculum and pedagogy to develop methods for decolonial teaching.
Indigenous History Month Reading List
June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate and learn about the history, heritage and diverse cultures of Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island. This resource contains books about First Nations, Inuit and Métis to be used in classrooms and libraries.
Surviving the City
Tasha Spillett’s graphic-novel debut tells a story of kinship, resilience, cultural resurgence, and the anguish of a missing loved one. Miikwan and Dez are best friends. Miikwan is Anishinaab…
The Ghost Collector
Ghosts aren’t meant to stick around forever…Shelly and her grandmother catch ghosts. In their hair. Just like all the women in their family, they can see souls who haven’t transitioned yet; it’s ...
Adam Garnet Jones Adam Garnet Jones Fire Song (Novel)
Fire Song is a Young Adult novel by Adam Garnet Jones focusing on life for Indigenous people, queer youth, and community and relationships.
The Case of the Missing Auntie — Second Story Press
By Michael Hutchinson Book 2 in The Mighty Muskrats Mystery Series In the bright lights of the big city, the Mighty Muskrats search for an auntie lost long ago. The Mighty Muskrats, four cousins from the Windy Lake First Nation, are off to the city to have fun at the Exhibition Fair. But
A Girl Called Echo, Vol. 1
Vol. 1, A Girl Called EchoPemmican WarsPublished in 11/30/2017 by Portage & Main PressIllustrated by Scott B. HendersonColour by Donovan YaciukEcho Desjardins, a 13 year-old
What the Eagle Sees: Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal by Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger
A follow up to Turtle Island, What the Eagle Sees shares accounts of the people, places, and events that have mattered to Indigenous history after European contact.
Unlike most books that chronicle the history of Native peoples beginning with the arrival of Europeans in 1492, this book goes back to the Ice Age to give young readers a glimpse of what life was like ...
I'm Finding My Talk - Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press
Former Halifax Poet Laureate and second-generation residential school survivor Rebecca Thomas writes honestly and powerfully in this companion piece to Rita Joe's I Lost My Talk. Includes vibrant illustrations from Mi'kmaw artist Pauline Young.
I Lost My Talk - Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press
Rita Joe's powerful poem is presented anew in this children's picture book with illustrations from Pauline Young. A story of recovering what was lost in residential school, I Lost My Talk will raise conversation about language as a vehicle for truth and reconciliation. Published simultaneously with the companion book I'm Finding My Talk.
Whose Land Is It Anyway? A Manual for Decolonization
We are pleased to announce the publication of Whose Land Is It Anyway?