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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2021

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC STR

Craft, Aimaee

Summary: "The first treaty that was made was between the earth and the sky. It was an agreement to work together. We build all of our treaties on that original treaty. On the banks of the river that have been Mishomis's home his whole life, he teaches his granddaughter to listen to hear both the sounds and the silences, and so to learn her place in Creation. Most importantly, he teaches her about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.7108 CRA

Summary: "Moonshot, the Indigenous Comics Collection Volume 3 brings you even more original stories, graphic novels and comics written by Indigenous authors from across North America. The stories in Moonshot 3 pay homage to Indigenous futurisms, which weaves in traditional knowledge and culture with futuristic ideas and settings where some stories are sci-fi based, some appear in the past, and some...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avani, an imprint of Inhabit Education Books Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MOO

Summary: Follows Céline Cousteau into the Amazon to reveal the threats Indigenous Peoples of the Javari face and how this is relevant.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRI

Summary: At the close of the series, we meet young Aboriginals preparing to change the future. A fascinating range of artists, activists and business people take us through ways to shed the colonial past, build new pathways in education and economic development. This is all in pursuit of a new relationship to replace 500 years of conflict and injustices. In a forest in Quebec, Huron Wendat Artist...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: This program challenges Canadians with this reality: if we don't improve our relationship with Aboriginal people, we will cripple our economy. Both the footage and the argument come in high definition and make the case that Canada is changing beneath our feet. In a dynamic 2-minute walk through 500 years of history, host Wab Kinew explains how ancient Wampum belts hold a clue to the future. The...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: Comic book stories showcasing the rich heritage and identity of indigenous storytelling, from dozens of creators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avani, an imprint of Inhabit Education Books Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MOO

Summary: There's no getting around it. Land is the biggest sticking point in the relationship between Aboriginal peoples in Canada and the "settler" population. Who owns it, benefits from it, gets to say when, if and how it gets developed? These questions are all the more crucial because the lands in dispute sit on a treasure-trove of resources, which the world is eager to buy from Canada. But don't...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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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."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bedside Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOV

Summary: In the opening episode of the four-part series, host Wab Kinew, from the Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation in Northern Ontario, and now a Winnipeg-based TV journalist, invites us to come "meet the neighbors." It's about time, since many Canadians say they have never met an aboriginal person.This vibrant kaleidoscopic hour, introduces a diverse cast of indigenous characters living in the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: Comic book stories showcasing the rich heritage and identity of indigenous storytelling, from dozens of creators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avani, an imprint of Inhabit Education Books, Inc. 2020

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Mojica Rodríguez, Prisca Dorcas

Summary: "For generations, women of color have had to push against powerful forces of sexism, racism, and classism in this country, and too often, they have felt that they had to face these challenges alone. Through her writing, her activism, and through founding Latina Rebels, Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez fought to create community to help women fight together. Now her new book For Brown Girls with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 MOJ

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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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Highwater Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 GIR

McLeod, Darrel J.

Summary: "Following his debut memoir, Mamaskatch, which masterfully portrayed a Cree coming-of-age in rural Canada, Darrel J. McLeod continues the poignant story of his adulthood in Peyakow"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCLEOD, DARREL J. MCL

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...

Format: text

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

Elliott, Alicia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The Mohawk phrase for depression can be roughly translated to "a mind spread out on the ground." In this urgent and visceral work, Alicia Elliott explores how apt a description that is for the ongoing effects of personal, intergenerational, and colonial traumas she and so many Native people have experienced. Elliott's deeply personal writing details a life spent between Indigenous and white...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2020

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Sorell, Traci

Summary: "A group of Native American kids from different tribes presents twelve historical and contemporary time periods, struggles, and victories to their classmates, each ending with a powerful refrain: we are still here"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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Summary: Jake Sully is a former Marine confined to a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to infiltrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2010

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI AVA

Summary: Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia's Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighboring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. But Sam's relationship with the cruel and ill-tempered Harry quickly deteriorates, culminating in a violent shootout in which Sam kills Harry in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SWE

Summary: Quotes and excerpts from original interviews or previously published works.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ellipsis Arts 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/WORLDBEAT VOI

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aqueduct Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FEL

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

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

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