We are pleased to be celebrating National Indigenous History Month throughout June with a series of blog posts featuring some great resources from our collection that can be accessed online!
This week we have a selection of ebooks in a variety of genres for you to enjoy.
These non-fiction titles will introduce you to indigenous-settler issues in Canada and cover important, often mentioned, concepts.
- Indigenous Writes : A Guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Issues in Canada by Chelsea Vowel, UAlberta Native Studies instructor
- The Inconvenient Indian : A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King
June is also Pride Month, so why not celebrate both with this great novel!
- Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead
Fans of science fiction, fantasy, and the paranormal can get their fix with an indigenous twist in a short story collection or novel.
- Take Us to Your Chief and Other Stories by Drew Hayden Taylor
- Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
- The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills
Looking for something you can’t put down? Murder mystery fans will enjoy one of these novels with a side of current social issues.
Prefer your stories with art? We have you covered with these beautiful graphic novels.
- Generations : a Plains Cree Saga by David Alexander Robertson
- This place : 150 years retold by various authors and artists
Explore traditional stories in Cree and English, or a historical fiction escape from these picks.
This cute book would make a great addition to any story time.
- Awâsis and the world-famous bannock by Dallas Hunt ; illustrated by Amanda Strong
Need something quick to read during your busy day? Why not try a short story collection to meet your reading quota.
- Glass beads by Dawn Dumont