Indigenous Literature

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As Long as the Sun Shines

As Long as the Sun Shines creatively reveals the beautiful and bitter essences of the world from a distinctive Indigenous female voice. Inspired by her recent global travels, experiences, … 118 View
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awâsis – kinky and dishevelled

There are no pronouns in Cree for gender; awâsis (which means illuminated child) reveals herself through shapeshifting, adopting different genders, exploring the English language with … 88 View

Bi-gishkoziitwin biidaanzhed biidaabang

Bi-gishkoziitwin Biidaanzhed Biidaabang, an Ojibwa translation of Rising with a Distant Dawn, is a powerful and moving poetry collection which stretches across the boundaries of skin colour, … 80 View
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Burning in This Midnight Dream

Many of the poems in Louise Halfe’s Burning in This Midnight Dream were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and nightmares that arose in her as the Truth and … 104 View

Devil in the Woods

D.A. Lockhart’s stunning and subversive fourth collection gives us the words, thoughts, and experiences of an Anishinaabe guy from Central Ontario and the manner in which he interacts with … 80 View

Hear and Foretell

Hear and Foretell is a compelling poetry collection with a spotlight on urban Aboriginal life in Canada. The poems illustrate deep spiritual transformations and understandings of the ever-present … 96 View

Holy Wild

In her third collection of poetry, Holy Wild, Gwen Benaway explores the complexities of being an Indigenous trans woman in expansive lyric poems. She holds up the Indigenous trans body as a … 144 View

Hope Matters

Throughout their youth, Columpa Bobb and Tania Carter wrote poetry with their mother, award-winning author Lee Maracle. The three always dreamed that one day they would write a book together. … ; ; 177 View

In Our Own Aboriginal Voice

A Collection of Aboriginal Writers and Artists in BC

In Our Own Aboriginal Voice is a collection of 24 short stories, poems, memoirs, non-fiction, and even a few scripts, written by 13 Aboriginal authors of all ages. Of the many themes reflected, … 108 View

In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2

A Collection of Indigenous Authors and Artists in Canada

In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2 is a collection of short fiction, non-fiction, and poetry by Indigenous writers from across Canada, plus original Indigenous artwork. This anthology contains the … 148 View

Kiskajeyi – I AM READY

Aboriginal artist and writer, Michelle Sylliboy blends her modern poetry, photography, and Mi’kmaq (L’nuk) ​hieroglyphic poetry in this unprecedented book. Kiskajeyi was edited … 76 View

Love After the End

An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction

Lambda Literary Award winner A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction, edited by the author of Jonny Appleseed. This exciting and groundbreaking fiction … 192 View

Mâmitonêhta kisêwâtisiwin

mâmitonêhta kisêwâtisiwin – the Cree translation of Imagine Mercy – is a vibrant poetry collection portraying the daily realities of living as an Indigenous person … 104 View

Mobile

Mobile is an uncivil feminist reboot of Dennis Lee’s Civil Elegies and Other Poems; an urban lament about female citizenship and settler culpability; an homage to working and walking women … 121 View
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NDN Coping Mechanisms

Notes From the Field

In his follow-up to This Wound is a World, Billy-Ray Belcourt’s Griffin Poetry Prize–winning collection, NDN Coping Mechanisms: Notes from the Field is a provocative, powerful, and … 112 View

River Woman

Award-winning Métis poet and novelist Katherena Vermette’s second book of poetry, river woman, examines and celebrates love as decolonial action. Here love is defined as a force of … 114 View