Indigenous History Month Reading List

Indigenous History Month Reading List

June 16, 2020

Indigenous History Month Reading List

eBooks 

The Inconvenient Indian (also in print) 

Thomas King  

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC1418416 

 

First Peoples in Canada (also in print) 

Alan D. McMillan & Eldon Yellowhorn 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH005158993  

 

Jonny Appleseed 

Joshua Whitehead 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH006444775 

 

Sanaaq (also in print) 

Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC4828072 

 

Badger 

Daniel Heath Justice 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC1887782 

 

Creating Space: My Life and Work in Indigenous Education (also in print) 

Verna J. Kirkness 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC4828141 

 

Monkey Beach (also in print) 

Eden Robinson 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005122112 

 

Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Issues in Canada (also in print) 

Chelsea Vowel 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH006366056  

 

Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing by and about Indigenous Peoples (also in print) 

Greg Younging 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005538178  

 

Canada's Indigenous Constitution 

John Borrows 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_proquest818791984  

 

The Right Relationship: Reimagining the Implementation of Historical Treaties 

John Borrows & Michael Coyle 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC4825649 

 

Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation 

Monique Gray Smith 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005488160  

 

How Should I Read These?: Native Women Writers in Canada 

Hoy, Helen 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_cel_s418141 

 

Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations (also in print) 

Marie Battiste  

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/1pimfr1/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC4814051  

 

A two-spirit journey : the autobiography of a lesbian Ojibwa-Cree elder (also in print) 

Ma-Nee Chacaby & Mary Louisa Plummer 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005379401  

 

Rekindling the Sacred Fire: Métis Ancestry and Anishinaabe Spirituality 

Chantal Fiola 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC3431657 

 

Taking Back Our Spirits: Indigenous Literature, Public Policy, and Healing (also in print) 

Jo-Ann Episkenew 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC3270656  

 

Print Books 

 

A Mind Spread Out on the Ground  

Alicia Elliott  

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH005779396  

 

Aboriginal peoples of Canada: a short introduction 

Paul R. Magocsi 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH000441013 

 

Price Paid 

Bev Sellars 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH005093848  

 

Our story: Aboriginal voices on Canada's past 

Tantoo Cardinal 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH000606570  

 

Green Grass, Running Water 

Thomas King 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH001441983 

 

Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal 

Edited by Kiera L. Ladner & Myra J. Tait 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005369476 

 

Seven Fallen Feathers 

Tanya Talaga 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005415890 

 

The Right To Be Cold: One Woman's Story Of Protecting Her Culture, The Arctic And The Whole Planet 

Sheila Watt-Cloutier 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH004707355 

 

Bearskin Diary 

Carol Daniels 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH004933102 

 

Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing 

Tomson Highway 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH000791516 

 

Indian Horse 

Richard Wagamese 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005165494 

 

The Reason You Walk 

Wab Kinew 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH004813438 

 

The Break 

Katherena Vermette 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005141848 

 

A Really Good Brown Girl 

Marilyn Dumont 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH001254819 

 

A Short History of Indians In Canada 

Thomas King 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH000597508 

 

Medicine Walk 

Richard Wagamese 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005426237 

 

Motorcycles and Sweetgrass 

Drew Hayden Taylor 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH002972074 

 

Wenjack 

Joseph Boyden 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH005214369 

 

Embers 

Richard Wagamese 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH005249280 

 

Righting Canada's Wrongs - Residential schools: The devastating impact on Canada's Indigenous peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's findings and calls for action 

Melanie Florence 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005121501 

 

Life Among the Qallunaat 

Mini Aodla Freeman 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/55757q/TN_pq_ebook_centralEBC4828095 

 

Birdie 

Tracey Lindberg 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH004847232 

 

Grey Eyes 

Frank Christopher Busch 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH004663204 

 

Kuessipan 

Naomi Fontaine 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH006021189 

 

Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation & Residential Schools 

Edited by Shelagh Rogers, Mike DeGagné, Glean Lowry and Jonathan Dewar 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH004704146 

 

Son of a Trickster  

Eden Robinson 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH005276402 

 

The Marrow Thieves  

Cherie Dimaline 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_CR000126023 

 

The Missing  

Melanie Florence 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH005121994 

 

In Search of April Raintree  

Beatrice Mosionier 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH000340408 

 

We Were Not the Savages: First Nations History: Collision Between European and Native American Civilizations  

Daniel N. Paul 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH001667165 

 

They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School 

Bev Sellars 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH004041794  

 

Out of the depths: The experiences of Mi'kmaw children at the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie 

Isabelle Knockwood 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH004755430 

 

Up Ghost River: A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History 

Alexandra Shimo and Edmund Metatawabin 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH004936715 

 

The Outside Circle: A Graphic Novel 

Patti LaBoucane-Benson 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH004829013 

 

Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival 

Bev Sellars 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH005093848  

 

Sugar Falls: a residential school story 

David Robertson, Steven Keewatin Sanderson & Scott B. Henderson 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/chmu35/NOVANET_ALEPH003978421  

 

Fatty legs: a true story 

Christy Jordan-Fenton, Liz Amini-Holmes & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/15plj4d/NOVANET_ALEPH003406474  

 

There's Something in the Water 

Ingrid Waldron 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/1aq86tc/NOVANET_ALEPH005503614  

 

Braiding sweetgrass: indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants  

Robin Wall Kimmerer 

https://acadia.novanet.ca/permalink/f/1aq86tc/NOVANET_ALEPH004595107  

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