Books – Titles A-Z
Historical Encounters with Peyote and the Native American Church in Canada
Psychiatrists, peyote, and the Native American Church of Canada.
Winnipeg in the 1920s
A lively and entertaining tour through an overlooked period in Winnipeg’s history.
The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen
Dorise Nielsen was a pioneering feminist, a radical politician, the first Communist elected to Canada’s House of Commons, and the only woman elected in 1940. But despite her remarkable career, until now little has been known about her.
The founding of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth in 930 A.D. is one of the most significant events in the history of early Western Europe. This pioneering work of historiography provides a comprehensive history of Iceland from 870 A.D. to the end of the Commonwealth in 1262.
The Essential History of Residential Schools from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
An essential introduction to one of the most pressing questions Canada faces.
Indigenous Food Security and Land-Based Practices in Northern Ontario
Reclaiming food security and community health.
The Canadian Government and the Residential School System, 1879 to 1986
Using previously unreleased government documents, historian John S. Milloy provides a full picture of the history and reality of the residential school system. A National Crime shows that the residential system was chronically underfunded and often mismanaged, and documents in detail and how this affected the health, education, and well-being of entire generations of Aboriginal children.
The Canadian Government and the Residential School System
The groundbreaking bestseller reissued.
The Manitoba Historical Society and the History of Western Canada
A Thousand Miles of Prairie is a fascinating look at Manitoba’s early boom years (1880-1910) through the eyes and words of some of the most interesting personalities of early Winnipeg. This collection brings together fourteen pieces from the first decades of the Manitoba Historical Society, when its lectures were attended by the province’s political and cultural elite.
The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder
A compelling, harrowing, but ultimately uplifting story of resilience and self-discovery.