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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...

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 ...

A mind spread out on the ground —Elliott, Alicia, author.

"A bold and profound work by Haudenosaunee writer Alicia Elliott, A Mind Spread Out on the Ground is a personal and critical meditation on trauma, legacy, oppression and racism in North America. In an urgent and visceral...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

Aboriginal beliefs, values, and aspirations —Filion, Barbara.

This resource helps students explore world views and contributions of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples as well as the political, economic, cultural, and social challenges facing these individuals and communities....

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...

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