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Strong, Amanda

Summary: "On a journey to uncover her family's story, Spotted Fawn travels through time and space to reclaim connection to ancestors, language, and the land--creating a path forward in this essential graphic novel. In the dreamworld she bears witness to a mountain of buffalo skulls. They stand as a ghostly monument to the slaughter of the Plains bison to near extinction-- a key tactic to starve and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 STR

Summary: "Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time is an anthology of science fiction and urban fantasy stories starring First Nations and Metis characters with a LGBT and two-spirit theme."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bedside Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOV

Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake

Summary: "In fierce prose and poetic fragments, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson's 'Noopiming' braids together humor, piercing detail, and a deep, abiding commitment to Anishinaabe life to tell stories of resistance, love, and joy. Mashkawaji (they/them) lies frozen in the ice, remembering the sharpness of unmuted feeling from long ago, finding freedom and solace in isolated suspension. They introduce the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Jones, Adam Garnet

Summary: "How can Shane reconcile his feelings for David with his desire for a better life? Shane is still reeling from the suicide of his kid sister, Destiny. How could he have missed the fact that she was so sad? He tries to share his grief with his girlfriend, Tara, but she's too concerned with her own needs to offer him much comfort. What he really wants is to be able to turn to the one person on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press Ltd. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JON

Wilson, Kea

Summary: "An ambitious debut novel by an original young writer, We Eat Our Own blurs the lines between life and art with the story of a film director's unthinkable experiment in the Amazon. When a nameless, struggling actor in 1970s New York gets the call that an enigmatic director wants him for an art film set in the Amazon, he doesn't hesitate: he flies to South America, no questions asked. He...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Khoury, Jessica

Summary: "Pia has grown up in a secret laboratory hidden deep in the Amazon rain forest. She was raised by a team of scientists who have created her to be the start of a new immortal race. But on the night of her seventeenth birthday, Pia discovers a hole in the electric fence that surrounds her sterile home--and sneaks outside the compound for the first time in her life. Free in the jungle, Pia meets...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KHO

Fellman, Isaac R.

Summary: Lamat Paed understands paradoxes. She's a great mountain climber who's never summited, the author of a tell-all that didn't really tell anything. For years she guided pilgrims up the foothills of the Sublime Mount, leading them as high as God would let them go. And then she partnered the apostate Southern priest Mother Disaine on the most daring, most blasphemous expedition in history -- an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aqueduct Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FEL

Dimaline, Cherie

Summary: Joan has been searching for her missing husband, Victor, for nearly a year-- ever since that terrible night they'd had their first serious argument. Still grieving and severely hungover, Joan hears Victor's unmistakable voice coming from inside a revival tent in a gritty Walmart parking lot. He has the same face, the same eyes, the same hands. He doesn't recognize Joan, insists his name is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DIM

Robinson, Eden

Summary: Everyone knows a guy like Jared: the burnout kid in high school who sells weed cookies and has a scary mom who's often wasted and wielding some kind of weapon. Jared does smoke and drink too much, and he does make the best cookies in town, and his mom is a mess, but he's also a kid who has an immense capacity for compassion and an impulse to watch over people more than twice his age, and he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Canada 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Whitehead, Joshua

Summary: Off the reserve and trying to find ways to live and love in the big city, Jonny Appleseed, a young Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer, becomes a cybersex worker who fetishizes himself in order to make a living. Jonny's world is a series of breakages, appendages, andlinkages - and as he goes through the motions of preparing to return home for his step-father's funeral, he learns how to put together the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Melville, Herman

Summary: Publisher's description: Almost from the time of its publication in 1846, Melville's first book, based on his own travels in the South Seas, has been recognized as a classic in the literature of travel and adventure. Although initially rejected as too fantastic to be true, Typee was immensely popular and regarded in Melville's lifetime as his best work. It established his reputation as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Martinez-Neal, Juana

Summary: "Explora las maravillas de la Amazonía con Zonia, una niña asháninka, cuyas alegres aventuras en la selva se interrumpen un día por un misterioso y desconcertante descubrimiento." --contraportada.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 MAR SPANISH

Rice, Waubgeshig

Summary: "A daring post-apocalyptic novel from a powerful rising literary voice. With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. Cut off, people become passive and confused. Panic builds as the food supply dwindles. While the band council and a pocket of community members struggle to maintain order, an unexpected visitor arrives, escaping the crumbling society to the south. Soon...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2018

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Summary: A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction. This groundbreaking fiction anthology showcases a number of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer) Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopian narratives that detail the vivacity and strength of 2SQness throughout...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOV

Wright, Alexis

Summary: "An inventive, cacophonous novel about an Aboriginal girl living in a future world turned upside down--where ancient myths exist side-by-side with present-day realities. Oblivia Ethelyne was given her name by an old woman who found her deep in the bowels of a gum tree, tattered and fragile, the victim of a brutal assault by wayward local youths. These are the years leading up to Australia's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WRI

Dupuis, Jenny Kay

Summary: Forced to attend a residential school, Irene Couchie struggles to remember who she is and the ways of her people, despite the abuse she endures.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DUP

Vermette, Katherena

Summary: Echo Desjardins, a thirteen-year-old Métis girl, is struggling with feelings of loneliness while attending a new school and living with a new foster family. Then an ordinary day in Mr. Bee's history class turns extraordinary, and Echo's life will never be the same. During Mr. Bee's lecture, Echo finds herself transported to another time and place--a bison hunt on the Saskatchewan prairie--and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Highwater Press 2020

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King, Thomas

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Summary: A boy and his mother refuse to identify themselves as American or Canadian at the border and become caught in the limbo between nations when they claim their citizenship as Blackfoot.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 KIN

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