This is the summary report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and should be required reading for all of us.
A heart-wrenchingly personal story with the power to inspire, Governor General's Literary Award winner for Non-fiction continues his story.
JUST WON THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTION! 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 barely out of childhood when they are finally released after years of detention.
Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, professor, and a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she talks about how plants and animals are our oldest teachers. Kimmerer suggests wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgment and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world. Truly an amazing read. Kimmerer has another book titled Gathering Moss if you are searching for more content surrounding Indigenous pedagogies.
Just saw the film as part of the virtual Toronto International Film Festival. It's so worth seeing...Don't miss it and also read the book!!! Multiple award winning author Tom King has written one of the most important books of the decade. He is a trickster- ironic and intelligent - and he knows what he's talking about!
Unsettling Canada is a breathtakingly beautiful story of Indigenous resistance, strength, and movement building.
From Griffin Poetry Prize winner Jordan Abel comes a groundbreaking and emotionally devastating autobiographical meditation on the complicated legacies that Canada's reservation school system has cast on his grandparents', his parents' and his own generation.
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