Indigenous Reads for Adults

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Jordan Abel

From Griffin Poetry Prize winner Jordan Abel comes a groundbreaking, deeply personal, and devastating autobiographical meditation that attempts to address the complicated legacies of...

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A History of My Brief Body

Billy-Ray Belcourt


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This Place

Kateri Akiwenzi-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell

Explore the past 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in this groundbreaking graphic novel anthology. Beautifully illustrated, these stories are an emotional...

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Five Little Indians

Michelle Good

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...

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This Accident of Being Lost

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

2017 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize FinalistThis Accident of Being Lost is the knife-sharp new collection of stories and songs from award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller...

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Richard Wagamese

The final novel from Richard Wagamese, the bestselling and beloved author of Indian Horse and Medicine Walk, centres on an abused woman on the...

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There There

Tommy Orange

Here is a voice we have never heard--a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with stunning urgency and force.Here is...

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Surviving Canada

Kiera L. Ladner & Myra J. Tait

Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal is a collection of elegant, thoughtful, and powerful reflections about Indigenous Peoples' complicated, and often...

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21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act

Bob Joseph

Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document...

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Pizza Punks

Cole Pauls

A punk-rock celebration of pizza in all its gooey glory. Dive deep into the world of cheese-loving, crust-craving, sauce-savouring punks with award-winning cartoonist Cole...

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The Break

Katherena Vermette

2017 Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Literature Finalist Winner, First Novel Award Winner, Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction Winner, Carol...

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This Wound is a World

Billy-Ray Belcourt

This Wound is a World slip-slides between poetry and essay to get at the shaky tempos of Indigenous life in a world bent on...

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Empire of Wild

Cherie Dimaline

INDIGO'S #1 BEST BOOK OF 2019NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Ripping, roaring, fur-flying, and more!" says Margaret Atwood about this captivating novel from the author of The Marrow...

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Elements of Indigenous Style

Gregory Younging

Elements of Indigenous Style offers Indigenous writers and editors—and everyone creating works about Indigenous Peoples—the first published guide to common questions and issues of...

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Dancing On Our Turtle's Back

Leanne Simpson

Many promote Reconciliation as a "new" way for Canada to relate to Indigenous Peoples. In Dancing on Our Turtle's Back: Stories of Nishnaabeg Re-Creation,...

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Seven Fallen Feathers

Tanya Talaga

Winner, 2018 RBC Taylor Prize Winner, 2017 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Winner, First Nation Communities Read Indigenous Literature Award Finalist, 2017 Hilary...

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river woman

Katherena Vermette

Governor General’s Award–winning Métis poet and acclaimed novelist Katherena Vermette’s second work of poetry, river woman, examines and celebrates love as postcolonial action. Here...

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Islands of Decolonial Love

Leanne Simpson

In her debut collection of short stories, Islands of Decolonial Love, renowned writer and activist Leanne Simpson vividly explores the lives of contemporary Indigenous...

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Dakwakada Warriors

Cole Pauls

Indigenous protectors use language revitalization to save the Earth from evil pioneers and cyborg sasquatches Artist Cole Pauls wanted to reclaim the Southern Tutchone...

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Wendy, Master of Art

Walter Scott

The existential dread of making (or not making) art takes center stage in this trenchant satire of MFA culture Wendy is an aspiring contemporary...

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