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Indigenous History Month Book List

Posted on: Jun 10, 2021

This list highlights Indigenous authored experiences, which address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Two Spirit, Residential Schools, and resiliency.

This list was created on behalf of the IKRC for their virtual event, Tipi Teachings with Elder Philip Campiou, taking place on June 23, 2021. Thank you to Danielle Powder, CUE’s Indigenous Knowledge and Research Centre Manager, for help in selecting and highlighting these resources.

A Stranger at Home: A True Story by Christy Jordan-Fenton

A Two-Spirit Journey: The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder by Ma-Nee Chacaby

Blanket Toss Under Midnight Sun: Portraits of Everyday Life in Eight Indigenous Communities by Paul Seesequasis

From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle

Full-metal Indigiqueer: Poems by Joshua Whitehead

Keetsahnak: Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters by Kim Anderson, Maria Campbell, & Christi Belcourt

My Heart Fills with Happiness = Sâkaskinew Nitêh Miywêyihtamowin Ohci by Monique Gray Smith

Our Story: Aboriginal Voices on Canada’s Past by Tantoo Cardinal

Read, Listen, Tell: Indigenous Stories from Turtle Island by Sophie McCall

River Woman by Katherena Vermette

Siha Tooskin Knows the Best Medicine by Charlene Bearhead

Speaking our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation by Monique Gray Smith

The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir by Joseph Auguste Merasty

This Wound is a World: Poems by Billy-Ray Belcourt


See all 36 titles in this book list in the CUE Library catalogue here: https://concordia.on.worldcat.org:443/list/17858403