Booklists

Adult Reading List

 

Good Intentions Gone Awry

 

Good Intentions Gone Awry: Emma Crosby and the Methodist Mission on the Northwest Coast  by Jan Hare and Jean Barman
2006
Biography
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They Called Me Number One

 

They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School by Bev Selalrs
2013
Biography
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A National Crime

 

A National Crime: The Canadian Government and the Residential School System, 1879 to 1986 by John Sheridan Milloy
1999 (revised edition 2017)
History
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Resistance and Renewal

 

Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School by Celia Haig-Brown
1988 (revised edition 2006)
History
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The Inconvenient Indian Illustrated

 

The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King
2012 (illustrated edition 2017)
History
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Unsettling the Settler Within by Paulette Regan
2010
History
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The Winter We Danced

 

The Winter We Danced: Voices From the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement edited by the Kino-nda-niimi Collective
2014
Literary collections
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Betty

 

Betty, The Helen Osborne Story by David Robertson
2015
Graphic novel
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Secret Path

 

Secret Path by Gord Downie & Jeff Lemire
2016
Songs & music
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Music CD also available at ORL

 

 

Where the Blood Mixes

 

Where the Blood Mixes by Kevin Loring
2009
Drama
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Birdie

 

Birdie: A Novel by Tracey Lindberg
2015
Fiction
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Indian Horse

 

Indian Horse: A Novel by Richard Wagamese
2012
Fiction
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Legacy

 

Legacy by Waubgeshig Rice
2014
Fiction
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Shin-chi's Canoe

 

Shin-chi’s Canoe by Nicola L. Campbell
2008
Juvenile fiction
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slash

 

Slash by Jeannette C. Armstrong
1985 (revised edition 2011)
Juvenile Fiction
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Children’s Reading List

 

Cloudwalker

 

Cloudwalker by Roy Henry Vickers
2014
Juvenile literature
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Kou-skelowh

 

Kou-skelowh – We Are the People : A Trilogy of Okanagan Legends by the Okanagan Tribal Council
1999
Juvenile literature
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Speaking Our Truth

 

Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation by Monique Gray Smith
2017
Juvenile literature
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Wisdom From Our First Nations

 

Wisdom From Our First Nations by Kim Sigafus
2015
Juvenile literature
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Grizzly's Home and Other Northwest Coast Children's Stories

 

Grizzly’s Home and Other Northwest Coast Children’s Stories by Robert James Challenger
2009
Children’s literature
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Dancing With The Cranes

 

Dancing with the Cranes by Jeannette C. Armstrong
2004
Picture book
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In Search of April Raintree

 

In Search of April Raintree by Beatrice Mosionier
2008 (25th anniversary edition)
Fiction
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Touching Spirit Bear

 

Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen
2001
Fiction
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A Very Small Rebellion

 

A Very Small Rebellion by JanTruss
2005
Juvenile Fiction
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Dipnetting With Dad

 

Dipnetting With Dad by Willie Sellars
2014
Juvenile fiction
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Long Powwow Nights!

 

Long Powwow Nights! by Dave Bouchard
2009
Juvenile Fiction
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Rainbow Crow

 

Rainbow Crow: Nagweyaabi-aandeg by Dave Bouchard
2012
Juvenile Fiction
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Spirit Bear by Jennifer Harrington
2016
Juvenile fiction
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When We Were Alone

 

When We Were Alone by David Robertson
2016
Juvenile fiction
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You Hold Me Up

 

You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith
2017
Juvenile fiction
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