Strength and Struggle: Perspectives from First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples in Canada includes a rich array of graphic novel panels, speech excerpts, song and rap lyrics, recipes, interview, short stories, poetry, photographs, graphic art, articles, essays, and other pieces that will have you laughing, crying, talking, and thinking. It's a true celebration of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis writing and art. This 2011 anthology edited by academic scholars and educators Rachel Mishenene and Pamela Rose Toulouse for McGraw-Hill Ryerson addresses the need for Aboriginal Literature course content in secondary school and college. Organized according to current issues such as social justice, identity, traditional teachings and cultural regions. The book features a speech by novelist Joseph Boyden, a graphic journal by filmmaker Nadia McLaren, a poem by former Rainy River chief Al Hunter, personal accounts by Darryl Sainnawap and Forrest Rain Shapwaykeesic, and artwork by Elliot Doxtater-Wynn. Authors and artists include Jason EagleSpeaker, Nichola Batzel, Gord Bruyere, Forrest Rain Shapwaykeesic, Deborah McGregor, Joseph Boyden, Nadia McLaren, Lucie Idlout, John Adrian McDonald, Cherie Dimaline, Kai Zyganuik, Sharron Proulx-Turner, Lisa Charleyboy, Al Hunter, Richard Wagamese, Darryl Sainnawap, Chris Bose, Joyce Atcheson, Nadya Kwandibens, Louise Halfe, Ronald Everett Green, Niigonwedom James Sinclair, Justice Murray Sinclair, Maurice Switzer, Richard Van Camp, Xavier Kataquapit, Elliott Doxtater-Wynn, Christi Belcourt, Justice James Igloliorte, and Wab Kinew. It also includes biographies and photographs of the 30 authors, reading activities, summaries of the authors’ intentions in writing their selections, visual elements, and a glossary of literary terms.