Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada,Volume One: Summary: Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future
By the Truth and Recon Of Canada
This is the summary report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and should be required reading for all of us.
Peyakow: Reclaiming Cree Dignity, A Memoir
By Darrel J. McLeod
A heart-wrenchingly personal story with the power to inspire, Governor General's Literary Award winner for Non-fiction continues his story.
Five Little Indians: A Novel
By Michelle Good
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.
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
By Robin Wall Kimmerer
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.
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
By Thomas King
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: A National Wake-Up Call
By Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson, Naomi Klein, Arthur Manuel
Unsettling Canada is a breathtakingly beautiful story of Indigenous resistance, strength, and movement building.