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As a Canadian, how can you honour Indigenous histories, peoples and communities? One of the best ways to learn is by reading!
Books by Indigenous authors allow us to experience a different world view. There are joyful stories, tales of fun and mischief. But we should also educate ourselves about how the past continues to affect the present, and reflect on history that is challenging and filled with pain. Read Indigenous all year round, not just during National Indigenous History Month in June. Here’s a list of more great books by Indigenous writers and illustrators!
The Mighty Muskrats are a group of cousins who solve mysteries in the Windy Lake community while exploring their land and culture together. The first book of an exciting series!
Coyote is always getting in trouble! Why is the moon angry at him? What is he going to do with the clothes belonging to all the other animals? Find out in this hilarious book.
Margaret is determined to learn how to read, even though it means leaving her village in the high Arctic. Her father finally agrees to let her make the five-day journey to attend school, but he warns her of the terrors of residential schools.
Learn about key events in Indigenous history from the perspectives of the peoples who have been faced with disease, war, forced assimilation and broken promises.
Little Thunder and Wolverine are best friends and they love going eel fishing together. But what happens when they encounter a giant river eel that is too big to catch?