The Man Who Ran Faster Than Everyone: The Story of Tom Longboat is a recent biography about the contribution made by a Six Nations athlete to Canadian sports history. Tom Longboat (1887-1949) was a member of the Onondaga Nation born on the Six Nations Reserve. He entered competitive running in 1905 at the height of a racing craze that had swept North America. As an amateur and a professional athlete, Longboat gained the admiration of thousands of racing fans. He won the Boston Marathon in 1907 in record time and competed in the 1908 Olympics.
Buckskin and Broadcloth: A Celebration of E. Pauline Johnson - Tekahionwake 1861-1913 is a biography of Pauline Johnson, poet-performer of Mohawk and English background. This scrapbook of anecdotes, letters, poetry, archival photographs and illustrations celebrates the life of a Canadian entertainer who travelled widely throughout Canada, United States and England during the Victorian era. Interspersed throughout the text are 40 poems that did not appear in Johnson's classic volume, Flint and Feather.
Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future tells the story of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada in the 20th century. The book is arranged into 37 chapters each covering a specific topic. Topics as diverse as elders, residential schools, life in the cities, the arts, treaties, forced relocations, as well as land claims and self-government are explored. Each chapter contains a wealth of information in the form of primary source quotations, photographs, works of art, graphs and charts, and text.