Top 10 Books to Read to Celebrate Indigenous Voices


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,…
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…
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…
The Only Good Indians
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|July 14, 2020

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“One of 2020’s buzziest horror novels.” — Entertainment Weekly “More than I could have asked for in a novel.” —Tommy Orange, Pulitzer Prize finalist author of There There “What Stephen Graham Jones does for me, is create new possibilities for Indigenous…
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…
Embers: One Ojibway's Meditations
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|October 29, 2016

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"Life sometimes is hard. There are challenges. There are difficulties. There is pain. As a younger man I sought to avoid them and only ever caused myself more of the same. These days I choose to face life head on--and I have become a comet. I arc across 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…
Empire Of Wild
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|September 17, 2019

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INDIGO'S #1 BEST BOOK OF 2019 NATIONAL BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MARROW THIEVES, THE #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER, MULTI-AWARD WINNER AND CANADA READS FINALIST "Wildly entertaining and profound and essential." --Tommy Orange, The New York Times…
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…
A History Of My Brief Body
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|This title releases 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…