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Ragged Company

Penguin Modern Classics Edition

by Richard Wagamese
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged: literary, cultural heritage, native american & aboriginal

Four chronically homeless people–Amelia One Sky, Timber, Double Dick and Digger–seek refuge in a warm movie theatre when a severe Arctic Front descends on the city. During what is supposed to be a one-time event, this temporary refuge transfixes them. They fall in love with this new world, and once the weather clears, continue their trips to th …

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Obsidian

A DreadfulWater Mystery

by Thomas King
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
tagged: native american & aboriginal, police procedural

From the award-winning and #1 bestselling author of The Back of the Turtle; Green Grass, Running Water and The Inconvenient Indian

Thumps DreadfulWater’s world is turned upside down when Nina Maslow, the producer of a true-crime reality-TV show, turns up dead after working on a cold case that Thumps has spent years trying to forget. What’s more, …

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Cold Skies

A DreadfulWater Mystery

by Thomas King
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback Hardcover
tagged: native american & aboriginal, police procedural

From the #1 nationally bestselling author of The Inconvenient Indian, a DreadfulWater mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end. In Cold Skies, the sly, wry, reluctant investigator of DreadfulWater and The Red Power Murders returns for another irresistible mystery that only Thomas King could tell.

Thumps DreadfulWater has finally found …

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A Perfect Likeness

Two Novellas

by Richard Wagamese, foreword by Waubgeshig Rice
edition: Paperback
tagged: native american & aboriginal, thrillers, magical realism

The volume brings together two previously published novellas by Richard Wagamese, Him Standing and The Next Sure Thing, with a foreword from author Waubgeshig Rice. Both stories follow the lives of young men who have dreams for a better future. In their search for fame and fortune, Cree Thunderboy and Lucas Smoke end up on paths where their bigges …

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Tainna

The Unseen Ones, Short Stories

by Norma Dunning
edition: Paperback
tagged: short stories (single author), contemporary women, native american & aboriginal

Drawing on both lived experience and cultural memory, Norma Dunning brings together six powerful new short stories centred on modern-day Inuk characters in Tainna. Ranging from homeless to extravagantly wealthy, from spiritual to jaded, young to elderly, and even from alive to deceased, Dunning’s characters are united by shared feelings of aliena …

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Chasing Painted Horses

by Drew Hayden Taylor
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
tagged: literary, non-classifiable, native american & aboriginal, coming of age

When Ralph Thomas comes across graffiti of a horse in an alleyway in the early hours of the morning, he is stopped in his tracks. He recognizes this horse. A half-asleep Indigenous homeless man sees Ralph’s reaction to the horse and calls out to him. Over the course of a morning’s worth of hot coffee on a bitterly cold day, Ralph and the homele …

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Humane

by Anna Marie Sewell
edition: Paperback
tagged: native american & aboriginal, shifters, literary

Who steals a dog from a shelter after receiving a dream message from their grandmother?

Hazel Lesage never expected it to be her. Then again, she didn't plan on becoming an unlicensed PI, helping the 'throwaway people.' However much has changed in Amiskwaciy, the problem of poor Indigenous women and girls being expendable hasn't. Nobody else is goin …

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Land-Water-Sky / Ndè-Ti-Yat’a

by Katlià
edition: Paperback
tagged: native american & aboriginal

 

A vexatious shapeshifter walks among humans. Shadowy beasts skulk at the edges of the woods. A ghostly apparition haunts a lonely stretch of highway. Spirits and legends rise and join together to protect the north.

Land-Water-Sky/Ndè-Ti-Yat’a is the debut novel from Dene author Katlià. Set in Canada’s far north, this layered composite novel t …

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Coyote Takes a Walk

by Joseph Urie
edition: Paperback
tagged: native american & aboriginal, political, historical

A lot of time has passed but the Trickster has returned and the world that he left is indesperate need of some levity, the truth and most importantly, reconciliation.It is time to start again. In the spirit of treaty. But before that can happen some things need to be cleared up. Some eyes need to be opened but most importantly some hearts need to c …

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