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Theytus Books is a leading North American publisher of Indigenous voices. Located in syilx territory on the Penticton Indian Reserve in British Columbia, Theytus Books is proudly Indigenous owned and operated in partnership with the En’owkin Centre. As the oldest Indigenous publishing house in Canada, Theytus Books is recognized and respected internationally for its contributions to Indigenous literature. Since its inception in 1980, Theytus Books has been a leading proponent of Indigenous authors, illustrators and artists. It ensures that their voice and vision are expressed with the highest level of cultural authenticity and integrity.

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Legends and Teachings of Xeel's, the Creator
By (author): Dr. Ellen Rice White   Foreword by: Dr. Jo-Ann Archibald
ISBN: 9781926886558
Publisher: Theytus Books
Pages: 200
Price: $19.95
This is the last book by celebrated Indigenous educator Ellen White.
Meennunyakaa / Blueberry Patch
By (author): Jennifer Leason   Translated by: Norman Chartrand
ISBN: 9781926886589
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
In this dual-language book, the story of how Indigenous people harvested berries and how that tradition continues to this day.
Meshom and the Little One
By (author): Elaine Wagner   Illustrated by: Marie-Micheline Hamelin
ISBN: 9781894778350
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 56
Price: $15.00
Mitêwâcimowina
Edited by: Neal McLeod
ISBN: 9781926886398
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 336
Price: $24.95
Many strange tales woven and crafted to keep the reader glued to the book until its final page.
My Life in a Kwagul Big House
By (author): Diane Jacobson
ISBN: 9781894778206
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 216
Price: $18.95
In the 1960s, Western culture captured the fancy of Honey's community and family, and its spell inevitably changed a Kwagu'l family. This is Honey's story.
My Life with the Salmon
By (author): Diane Jacobson
ISBN: 9781894778886
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 180
Price: $18.95
Diane "Honey" Jacobson's latest book is an important comment about First Nations efforts to save the salmon and her personal youthful journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life.
Neekna and Chemai
By (author): Jeannette Armstrong   Illustrated by: Barbara Marchand
ISBN: 9781926886435
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 52
Price: $14.95
Neekna and Chemai are two little girls growing up in the Okanagan Valley in the time before contact. Through these two friends, we learn about the seasonal life patterns of the Okanagan First Peoples.
Racin' Jason
By (author): Elaine Wagner   Illustrated by: Janet Kaszonyi
ISBN: 9781894778732
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 52
Price: $12.95
An uplifting tale of one orphan boy's unwavering faith in the abandoned Appaloosa colt that he raises and transforms into a racehorse.
Red Rooms
By (author): Cherie Dimaline
ISBN: 9781926886176
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 192
Price: $18.95
Naomi, a Native chambermaid in a busy downtown hotel, amuses herself by imagining the past, present and future lives of five hotel guests, whom she observed in passing.
Slash
By (author): Jeannette Armstrong
ISBN: 9781894778459
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 224
Price: $21.95
Slashpoignantly traces the struggles, pain and alienation of a young Okanagan man who searches for truth and meaning in his life.
Sus Yoo / The Bear's Medicine
By (artist): Clayton Gauthier   Translated by: Danny Alexis, Theresa Austin
ISBN: 9781926886572
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
In this dual-language book, a mother bear takes her cubs out on the land to teach them how to survive.
The Country of Sen-om-tuse (sn?amtus)
By (author): Andrew Joseph, Sr.   Illustrated by: Keith Powell   Foreword by: Susanna Hayes
ISBN: 9781926886299
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 152
Price: $22.95
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