Top 10 Must Reads by Indigenous Authors


Son Of A Trickster
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|March 13, 2018

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CANADA READS 2020 FINALIST NATIONAL BESTSELLER More than ten years after her Giller-shortlisted title Monkey Beach , Eden Robinson returns with a striking and precise coming-of-age novel, in which everyday teen existence meets Indigenous beliefs, crazy family…
Indians On Vacation: A Novel
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|August 25, 2020

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Meet Bird and Mimi in this brilliant new novel from one of Canada’s foremost authors. Inspired by a handful of old postcards sent by Uncle Leroy nearly a hundred years earlier, Bird and Mimi attempt to trace Mimi’s long-lost uncle and the family medicine bundle…
Empire Of Wild
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|September 15, 2020

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Noopiming: The Cure For White Ladies
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|September 1, 2020

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Award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson returns with a bold reimagination of the novel, one that combines narrative and poetic fragments through a careful and fierce reclamation of Anishinaabe aesthetics. Mashkawaji (they/them)…
From the Ashes: My Story Of Being Métis, Homeless, And Finding My Way
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|August 6, 2019

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#1 National Bestseller Finalist, Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Finalist, CBC Canada Reads A Globe and Mail Book of the Year An Indigo Book of the Year A CBC Best Canadian Nonfiction Book of the Year In this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistle,…
21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation With…

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#1 National Bestseller Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous Peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity…
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
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|August 21, 2015

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A New York Times Bestseller A Washington Post Bestseller Named a Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen…
A History Of My Brief Body
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|August 25, 2020

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The youngest ever winner of the Griffin Prize mines his own personal history to reconcile the world he was born into with the world that could be . Billy-Ray Belcourt's debut memoir opens with a tender letter to his kokum and memories of his early life in the…
Moon Of The Crusted Snow: A Novel
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|October 2, 2018

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A daring post-apocalyptic novel from a powerful rising literary voice With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. Cut off, people become passive and confused. Panic builds as the food supply dwindles. While the band council and a pocket…
Five Little Indians: A Novel
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|April 14, 2020

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Taken from their families when they are very small and sent to a remote, church-run residential school, Kenny, Lucy, Clara, Howie and Maisie are barely out of childhood when they are finally released after years of detention. Alone and without any skills, support…