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  • Topic: Indigenous Resistance & Decolonization
  • On This Patch of Grass

    City Parks on Occupied Land

    By Matt Hern, Selena Couture, Daisy Couture and Sadie Couture     Forthcoming November 2018

    Parks are a certain kind of property, and thus creations of law, and they are subject to all kinds of presumptions about what parks are for, and what kinds of people should be doing what kinds of things in them. Parks — as they are currently constituted — are colonial enterprises. On This Patch of Grass is an investigation into one small urban park — Vancouver’s Victoria Park, or Bocce Ball Park — as a way to interrogate the politics of land.

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  • IKWE

    Honouring Women, Life Givers, and Water Protectors

    By Jackie Traverse     September 2018

    “I had the privilege of going to Standing Rock twice. The strength and power that came from the women there inspired this book. To be a woman is to be a life giver and water protector. Even if you never have children, you have that sense, and the duty to honour and protect the water is within you,” writes Traverse.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Northern Wildflower

    By Catherine Lafferty     September 2018

    Catherine Lafferty’s life story as a daughter and mother wanting more for her family and for herself is so completely inspiring. Northern Wildflower is a celebration of soul, grace and dignity.  I am floored with the talent, courage and heart inside this wonderful debut.” —Richard Van Camp, author of The Lesser Blessed

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    A Roseway Book
  • Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised somewhere else)

    A 60s Scoop Adoptee’s Story of Coming Home

    By Colleen Cardinal  Foreword by Raven Sinclair (Ótiskewápíwskew)     June 2018

    The personal story of a 60s scoop survivor — the loss, the trauma and the journey to heal.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Doug Knockwood, Mi’kmaw Elder

    Stories, Memories, Reflections

    By Doug Knockwood     May 2018

    This is a personal story of how one man overcame the ravages of colonialism, racism, tuberculosis and alcoholism to become an honoured and respected Elder.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Policing Indigenous Movements

    Dissent and the Security State

    By Andrew Crosby and Jeffrey Monaghan     May 2018

    A comprehensive examination of the security state’s extensive surveillance of Indigenous struggles for land and autonomy.

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  • Making Space for Indigenous Feminism, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce Green     October 2017

    Written by Indigenous feminists and allies, this book provides a powerful and original intellectual and political contribution demonstrating that feminism has much to offer Indigenous women, and all Indigenous peoples, in their struggles against oppression.

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  • Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit

    What Inuit Have Always Known to Be True

    Edited by Joe Karetak, Frank Tester and Shirley Tagalik     September 2017

    Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit — meaning all the extensive knowledge and experience passed from generation to generation — is a collection of contributions by well- known and respected Inuit Elders. The book functions as a way of preserving important knowledge and tradition, contextualizing that knowledge within Canada’s colonial legacy and providing an Inuit perspective on how we relate to each other, to other living beings and the environment.

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  • The Medicine of Peace

    Indigenous Youth Decolonizing Healing and Resisting Violence

    By Jeffrey Paul Ansloos     April 2017

    In The Medicine of Peace, Jeffrey Ansloos explores the complex intersections of colonial violence, the current status of Indigenous youth in Canada in regards to violence and the possibilities of critical-Indigenous psychologies of nonviolence.

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  • The Winona LaDuke Chronicles

    Stories from the Front Lines in the Battle for Environmental Justice

    By Winona LaDuke     January 2017

    Chronicles is a major work, a collection of current, pressing and inspirational stories of Indigenous communities from the Canadian subarctic to the heart of Dine Bii Kaya, Navajo Nation.

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