Picking Up the Pieces: Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket, Hardcover ed.

$39.95

‘Picking Up the Pieces: Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket’ tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a living work of art conceived by Carey Newman, Hayalthkin'geme, who is a multidisciplinary artist and master carver. In his artistic practice he strives to highlight Indigenous, social or environmental issues. The Witness Blanket includes hundreds of items collected from residential schools across Canada, everything from bricks, photos and letters to hockey skates, dolls and braids.

Price: $39.95

This Place: 150 Years Retold, paper ed

$36.00

This Place: 150 Years Retold is a 296-page graphic novel anthology just released in April 2019 by Highwater Press. A graphic anthology with a foreword by Alicia Elliott, that showcases 11 Indigenous writers, eight illustrators, and two colour artists. It presents Canadian history over the last 150 years from multiple viewpoints, including Métis, Inuit, Dene, Cree, Anishinaabe, and Mi’kmaq. The anthology is visually captivating.

Price: $36.00

Indigenous Peoples' Contributions to Canada: Indigenous Peoples in Arts and Music, paperback ed

$13.25

Indigenous Peoples' Contributions to Canada: Indigenous Peoples in Arts and Music is one of the four-title series published by Beech Street Books for elementary students that provides information about the role of First Nation, Inuit and Métis individuals and organizations to the area of the Arts including sculpture, painting, performance, theatre, film, traditional arts, music as well as the traditional fine art and craft. Four chapters discuss Sculpture and Memorial Poles; Painting and Painters; Movies; and Traditional and Modern Music.

Price: $13.25

Indigenous Peoples' Contributions to Canada: Indigenous Peoples in Arts and Music, hardcover ed

$28.25

Indigenous Peoples' Contributions to Canada: Indigenous Peoples in Arts and Music is one of the four-title series published by Beech Street Books for elementary students that provides information about the role of First Nation, Inuit and Métis individuals and organizations to the area of the Arts including sculpture, painting, performance, theatre, film, traditional arts, music as well as the traditional fine art and craft. Four chapters discuss Sculpture and Memorial Poles; Painting and Painters; Movies; and Traditional and Modern Music.

Price: $28.25

Welcome Family and Friends to Our Bighouse and Our Kwakwa̲ka̲'wakw Potlatch, paper ed

$21.95

Welcome Family and Friends to Our Bighouse and Our Kwakwa_ka_'wakw Potlatch is a 92-page illustrated book published by Raven Publishing told from the perspective  of a twelve-year old who explains the traditions and history of the Kwakwa_ka_'wakw potlatch.

Price: $21.95

Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas, paper ed

$105.00

Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas is an impressive volume that presents a sweeping survey of the history of ideas and arguments that have shaped and disputed Northwest Coast First Nations art for more than 250 years. Since the mid-1700s, objects or "art" deriving from the Indigenous cultures of this area have been desired, displayed, and exchanged, classified and interpreted, stolen and confiscated, bought and sold, and displayed again in many parts of the world.

Price: $105.00

Me Artsy, paper ed

$22.95

Me Artsy is the 2015 new release by renowned Ojibwe playwright and humourist Drew Hayden Taylor. Extending his previous anthology concepts (Me Funny and Me Sexy) Taylor selected fourteen artists' pieces about their selected artistic disciplines, including the fine arts, theatre, music, cuisine, fashion and film. Their essays contribute to our understanding of contemporary Indigenous career choices, identity, and achieving social change through traditional and contemporary arts.

Price: $22.95

Net-eth Going Out of the Darkness: An Exhibition of First Nations Artists, Residential School Survivors and their Descendants, paper ed LIMITED QUANTITIES

$24.95

Net-eth Going Out of the Darkness: An Exhibition of First Nations Artists, Residential School Survivors and their Descendants is a group exhibition catalogue of over twenty contemporary and traditional First Nations artists, among them are Indian Residential School survivors and their descendants whose work is a powerful testimony to their personal healing process.

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Sous la Lune de Corbeau: Ba'naboy' laxa Gwa'wina 'Makwala, hardcover ed

$24.95

Sous la Lune de Corbeau: Ba'naboy' laxa Gwa'wina 'Makwala is the French edition of David Bouchard's book, Beneath Raven Moon. Métis storyteller takes a Kwakwaka'wakw-inspired story about the important role of Grandmother Moon in the lives of the Earth's peoples and creates a bilingual (French/Kwak'wala) picture book. Moving colour art images by Andy Everson captures the mood of the story in surprising detail. Kwak'wala translation by Pauline Alfred and Pewi Alfred. The accompanying audio CD includes the story in French  and Kwak'wala, with flute music provided by Mary Youngblood.

Price: $24.95

Discovery Passages, paper ed

$17.95

With breathtaking virtuosity, Garry Thomas Morse sets out to recover the appropriated, stolen and scattered world of his ancestral people from Alert Bay to Quadra Island to Vancouver, retracing Captain Vancouver’s original sailing route. These poems draw upon both written history and oral tradition to reflect all of the respective stories of the community, which vocally weave in and out of the dialogics of the text. Governor General’s Poetry Award finalist (2011) for Discovery Passages. First Nation Communities Read 2013-2014 title.

Price: $17.95

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