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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 ...

Blanket toss under midnight sun : portraits of everyday life in eight Indigenous communities —Seesequasis, Paul, author.

In 2015, writer and journalist Paul Seesequasis found himself grappling with the devastating findings of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission report on the residential school system. He sought understanding and i...

We were children Nous n'étions que des enfants

As young children, Lyna and Glen were taken from their homes and placed in church-run boarding schools. The trauma of this experience was made worse by years of untold physical, sexual and emotional abuse, the effects of...

What the eagle sees : Indigenous stories of rebellion and renewal —Yellowhorn, Eldon, 1956- author.

"Indigenous people across Turtle Island have been faced with disease, war, broken promises, and forced assimilation. Despite crushing losses and insurmountable challenges, they formed new nations from the remnants of old...

Blanket toss under midnight sun portraits of everyday life in eight Indigenous communities —Seesequasis, Paul, author.
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2020
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A revelatory portrait of eight Indigenous communities from across North America, shown through never-before-published archival photographs - a gorgeous extension of Paul Seesequasis's popular social media project. The na...

Separate but unequal : how parallelist ideology conceals Indigenous dependency —Widdowson, Frances, 1966- author.

"Separate but Unequal provides an in-depth critique of the ideology of parallelism--the prevailing view that Indigenous cultures and the wider Canadian society should exist separately from one another in a "nation-to-nat...

A national crime : the Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986 —Milloy, John S., author.

"For over 100 years, thousands of Aboriginal children passed through the Canadian residential school system. Begun in the 1870s, it was intended, in the words of government officials, to bring these children into the "ci...

Indigenous writes : a guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit issues in Canada —Vowel, Chelsea, author.

"In Indigenous Writes, Chelsea Vowel initiates myriad conversations about the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada. An advocate for Indigenous worldviews, the author discusses the fundamental issues--the te...

From treaty peoples to treaty nation : a road map for all Canadians —Poelzer, Greg, 1965- author.

"Canada is a country founded on relationships and treaties between Indigenous people and newcomers. Although recent court cases have strengthened Aboriginal rights, the cooperative spirit of the treaties is being lost as...

Seven fallen feathers racism, death, and hard truths in a northern city —Talaga, Tanya, author.
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2018
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"Over the span of ten years, seven high school students died in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The seven were hundreds of miles away from their families, forced to leave their reserve because there was no high school there for th...

Unsettling spirit : a journey into decolonization —Nadeau, Denise Marie, author.

"What does it mean to be a white settler on land taken from peoples who have lived there since time immemorial? In the context of reconciliation and Indigenous resurgence, Unsettling Spirit provides a personal perspectiv...

Me tomorrow : Indigenous views on the future

"First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists, activists, educators and writers, youth and elders come together to envision Indigenous futures in Canada and around the world. Discussing everything from language renewal to sci...

Indigenous peoples and climate change —Tomlinson, Marla, 1977- author.

"Discusses the impact of climate change on Canada's Indigenous Peoples and efforts to maintain their traditional way of life."-- Provided by publisher.

Seven fallen feathers : racism, death, and hard truths in a northern city —Talaga, Tanya, author.

"Over the span of ten years, seven high school students died in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The seven were hundreds of miles away from their families, forced to leave their reserve because there was no high school there for th...

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