Ryan Fox dreams of becoming a doctor. But when university takes him away from the support of his family and Siksikaitsitapi community, his grades start to slip, his bills pile up, and getting into med school feels impossible. And now his beloved uncle is in jail. Can Ryan regain his footing to walk the path he saw so clearly as a young boy?
Gluskonba, an Abenaki hero, visits his human friends and finds disaster. The humans are taking advantage of the gift of maple syrup and have let their village go to ruin. Gluskonba teaches humans the importance of community and honoring gifts from the Creator.
A tribal prophecy indicates Billy Buckhorn is the long-awaited Chosen One. In the second installment of the Thunder Child Prophecy, he is destined to battle the Night Seers of the Owl Clan as they plan to retake control of the Middleworld.
Lakota teen Alfred Swallow, along with two of his best friends, are sent to a residential boarding school that has the policy, destroy the Indian, save the man. After enduring harsh treatment and punishment, the boys decide to escape and make a run to the river.
Métis teenager Echo Desjardins is adjusting to a new school and a new home when she is pulled into a time-travelling adventure. Follow Echo as she experiences pivotal events from Métis history and imagines what the future might hold. This omnibus edition includes all four volumes in Katherena Vermette’s A Girl Called Echo series.
Naaahsa says art is a language everyone understands. Sometimes we make art together. We draw, we bead, we sing. Sometimes Naaahsa tells stories in Blackfoot. I even get to go with her to see her art show at the National Gallery. Naaahsa is famous for her art, but I love her hugs best!
Auntie always greets Cree in Nehiyaw when she comes for a visit. When Auntie arrives with a surprise gift hidden in her bag, Cree can’t wait to discover what it is. The first clue? It’s from the rez. As Cree tries to figure out what it might be, the bag starts to move. Cree is thrilled when the bag opens and out jumps a rez puppy!
Auntie always greets Cree in Nehiyaw when she comes for a visit. When Auntie arrives with a surprise gift hidden in her bag, Cree can’t wait to discover what it is. The first clue? It’s from the rez. As Cree tries to figure out what it might be, the bag starts to move!
In this moving story, two young sisters are placed in different foster homes. Despite the distance, they remain close, even as their decisions threaten to divide them. As one sister embraces her Métis identity, the other tries to leave it behind. This anniversary edition features a new foreword and an essay on the child welfare system.
Fourteen-year-old Eva’s life is like her shoes: rapidly falling apart. With Nohkum in the hospital, Eva’s mother struggles to keep things together and loses custody of Eva and her little brother. As Eva tries to adjust to living in a group home, can she find forgiveness for her mother within the pages of an old diary?
A delightful and gentle story about a young Two-Spirit Indigenous child celebrating his identity, overcoming bullying, and bonding with his family. This dual language edition contains the story in both Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) and English.
In this dual-language illustrated picture book, a child who's away from his family for the first time at daycare finds belonging through the music of the powwow drum. In English and Plains Cree.
This gentle picture-book lullaby, in both Plains Cree and English, is a celebration of the plants and animals of the Prairies and the Plains and a meditation on the sacred, ancestral connections between Indigenous children and their Traditional Territories.
Curtis has returned to Fort Smith, six weeks sober and determined to stay that way. Can he find healing in his grandfather’s ancient cultural practices? Notorious bootlegger, Benny the Bank stands in his way. With poison slowly killing him, Benny is uneasy about how he’ll be remembered. Can he find a way to make amends?
Damon just wants to get through senior year. After he is seized by a waking dream in the middle of a busy street, he is forced to look within himself, mend the bond with his mother, and rely on new friends to find the answers he so desperately needs. Travelling through time and space, Damon will have to go back before he can move forward.