Louis Riel Day, hardcover ed.


Louis Riel Day: The Fur Trade Project is a children’s story by Deborah L. Delaronde, Métis; and illustrated by Sheldon Dawson. In Louis Riel Day: The Fur Trade Project, a young boy is assigned a project about the fur trade by his teacher, but he doesn’t know who to turn to because his mom works all day. With help from his grandfather and the internet, they travel back in time and discover how the fur trade began, a new people emerged, the Métis’ role in the fur trade, Louis Riel and the Red River Resistance, and the reason behind a holiday named Louis Riel Day.

Price: $19.95

Mokatek et l'étoile disparue, paper ed. French


Premier livre jeunesse du dramaturge Dave Jenniss, Mokatek et l’étoile disparue fut à l'origine une pièce de théâtre créée en 2018 par le théâtre Ondinnok, dont il est le directeur artistique, et Vox Théâtre. Pour le petit Mokatek, compter les étoiles pour s'endormir chaque soir est un réel plaisir. Depuis la disparition de sa mère sous les eaux de la rivière, il aime raconter ses journées à celle qui brille le plus dans le ciel, sa boussole qui, de là-haut, le protège : l'étoile du Nord. Un soir de pleine lune, l'étoile du Nord disparaît.

Price: $15.95

Rebelle (Le) : Gabriel Dumont, paper ed. French


Le Rebelle : Gabriel Dumont par David Alexander Robertson, traduit par Mathiew Ares et Illustré​ par Andrew Lodwick est une livre de Nation Big Spirit : D’hier à Aujourd’hui. D'hier à Aujourd’hui est une série unique de sept bandes dessinées qui plonge les lecteurs au cœur de l’histoire canadienne en s’intéressant à des figures autochtones marquantes, parfois méconnues. Tyrese trouve ses cours d’histoire ennuyants.

Price: $16.95

Johnny's Pheasant, hardcover ed.


Johnny's Pheasant is written by Cheryl Minnema (Waabaanakwadookwe), a member of Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and illustrated by Julie Flett, Cree-Métis. Johnny's Pheasant starts with their car stopping: "Pull over, Grandma! Hurry!” Johnny says. Grandma does and Johnny runs to show her what he spotted near the ditch: a sleeping pheasant. It’s hard to say who is most surprised by what happens next—Grandma, Johnny, or the pheasant.

Price: $22.55

Apple in the Middle, hardcover ed.


Apple in the Middle by Dawn Quigley, enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa, is published by North Dakota State University Press. This story is set in Minnesota and the Turtle Mountain Chippewa reservation in North Dakota. Apple Starkington’s mother, a member of Turtle Mountain Chippewa, died after giving birth to her. Growing up with her father and stepmother, and living in upper middle-class suburbia, Apple feels like she doesn’t fit in. She has experienced racism at school when she was called a racial slur for someone of white and Native American descent.

Price: $36.33

Birdsong, hardcover ed.


Julie Flett, Cree-Métis author, illustrator, and artist, has written and illustrated Birdsong. In this story a young girl, Katherena, moves to the city with her mother and feels lonely and no longer wants to draw, something that she usually enjoys. But soon she meets the neighbour, Agnes, who shares her love of arts and crafts with Katherena. The two become friends but as the seasons change Agnes becomes frail. Julie Flett’s textured images of birds, flowers, art, and landscapes bring vibrancy and warmth to this powerful story of friendship.

Price: $22.95

A Girl Called Echo: Northwest Resistance; Vol. 3, paper ed.


Northwest Resistance is the third graphic novel in the A Girl Called Echo series, by Katherena Vermette and illustrated by Scott Henderson and Donovan Yaciuk. Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer of poetry, fiction, and children’s literature. Scott Henderson has worked as an illustrator for comics, portraiture, and advertising art and Donovan Yaciuk has done colouring work on books and comics. In this volume, Northwest Resistance, Echo Desjardins continues her travels through time.

Price: $18.95

Distorted Descent: White Claims to Indigenous Identity, paperback ed.


In Distorted Descent: White Claims of Indigenous Identity, Darryl Leroux explores the specifics of a social phenomena - a shifting of identity - where otherwise white, French descendants in Canada identity as Indigenous based on their Indigenous ancestors born between 300 and 375 years ago and representing about 200 000 people.

Price: $27.95

Empire of Wild, hardcover ed.


Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline, Metis, is the story of Joan on her way to Arcane in the Georgian Bay area by way of New Orleans with Victor., the love of her life. The  Rogarou has been seen on the roads near Arcane and is the topic of conversation around the kitchen table with Joan’s grandmother, mother, aunties and cousins and is to be avoided at all costs. When Victor goes missing after an argument with Joan she becomes depressed but doesn't give up her search for him. It's when she steps inside a revival tent that she gets her biggest break.

Price: $29.95