Decolonizing and Indigenizing Education in Canada
Edited by Sheila Cote-Meek and Taima Moeke-Pickering, this book advances critical scholarship on the place of Indigenous epistemologies, knowledges, curriculum and pedagogy to develop methods for decolonial teaching.
Indigenous History Month Reading List
The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.
Surviving the City
Tasha Spillett’s graphic-novel debut tells a story of kinship, resilience, cultural resurgence, and the anguish of a missing loved one. Miikwan and Dez are best friends. Miikwan is Anishinaab…
The Ghost Collector
Ghosts aren’t meant to stick around forever…Shelly and her grandmother catch ghosts. In their hair. Just like all the women in their family, they can see souls who haven’t transitioned yet; it’s ...
Those Who Run in the Sky - Inhabitmedia
A coming-of-age story that follows a young shaman named Pitu as he learns to use his powers and ultimately finds himself lost in the world of the spirits. After a strange and violent blizzard leaves Pitu stranded on the sea ice, without his dog team or any weapons to defend himself, he soon realizes that he is no longer in the world […]
Adam Garnet Jones Adam Garnet Jones Fire Song (Novel)
Fire Song is a Young Adult novel by Adam Garnet Jones focusing on life for Indigenous people, queer youth, and community and relationships.
The Case of the Missing Auntie — Second Story Press
By Michael HutchinsonBook 2 in The Mighty Muskrats Mystery Series In the bright lights of the big city, the Mighty Muskrats search for an auntie lost long ago. The Mighty Muskrats, four cousins from the Windy Lake First Nation, are off to the city to have fun at the Exhibition Fair. But when Chickadee learns about Grandpa's little sister, who was scooped up by the government and adopted out to strangers without her parents' permission many years ago, the Mighty Muskrats have a new…
A Girl Called Echo — katherena vermette
This series of graphic novels follows time travelling Echo Desjardins, a 13 year old Metis girl who must balance her own teenage life and navigating important historical events.
What the Eagle Sees: Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal by Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger
A follow up to Turtle Island, What the Eagle Sees shares accounts of the people, places, and events that have mattered to Indigenous history after European contact.
Unlike most books that chronicle the history of Native peoples beginning with the arrival of Europeans in 1492, this book goes back to the Ice Age to give young readers a glimpse of what life was like ...
I'm Finding My Talk - Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press
I'm Finding My Talk reflects on the destructive effects on colonialism, rediscovering community and finding culture. Former Halifax Poet Laureate and second-generation residential school survivor Rebecca Thomas writes honestly and powerfully in this companion piece to Rita Joe's I Lost My Talk. With vibrant illustrations from Mi'kmaw artist Pauline Young.
I Lost My Talk - Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press
Rita Joe's essential poetry is presented anew in this children's picture book with illustrations from Pauline Young. Joe, known as the Poet Laureate of the Mi'kmaw, tells her childhood story of losing her language at Shubenacadie's residential school. Mi'kmaw culture and language are celebrated in this collection, which joins current conversations about Canada's shameful history, truth and reconciliation. Published simultaneously with the companion book I'm Finding My Talk by Rebecca Thomas.
Whose Land Is It Anyway? A Manual for Decolonization
We are pleased to announce the publication of Whose Land Is It Anyway?