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Indigenous Celebrity

Entanglements with Fame

Jennifer Adese (Editor), Robert Alexander Innes (Editor)

Indigenous Celebrity speaks to the popular forms of recognition, critically recasting the lens through which we understand Indigenous people’s entanglements with celebrity. A wide range of essays explore the theoretical, material, social, cultural, and political impacts of celebrity on and for Indigenous people.

mitoni niya nêhiyaw / Cree is Who I Truly Am

nêhiyaw-iskwêw mitoni niya / Me, I am Truly a Cree Woman

Sarah Whitecalf (As told by), H.C. Wolfart (Editor and Translator), Freda Ahenakew (Editor and Translator) + others

In presenting a Cree woman’s view of her world, the texts in this volume directly reflect the spoken word: Sarah Whitecalf’s memoirs are here printed in Cree exactly as she recorded them, with a close English translation on the facing page. They constitute an autobiography of great personal authority and rare authenticity.

Bruce Erickson (Editor), Sarah Wylie Krotz (Editor)

Popularly thought of as a recreational vehicle and one of the key ingredients of an ideal wilderness getaway, the canoe is also a political vessel. The Politics of the Canoe expands and enlarges the stories that we tell about the canoe’s relationship to colonialism, nationalism, environmentalism, and resource politics.

Authorized Heritage

Place, Memory, and Historic Sites in Prairie Canada

Robert Coutts (Author)

Authorized Heritage examines how governments became the mediators of what is heritage and, just as significantly, what is not.

Did You See Us?

Reunion, Remembrance, and Reclamation at an Urban Indian Residential School

Andrew Woolford (Editor), Survivors of the Assiniboia Indian Residential School (Author)

The Assiniboia school was the first residential high school in Manitoba and one of the only residential schools in Canada to be located in a large urban setting. These recollections of Assiniboia at times diverge, but together exhibit Survivor resilience and the strength of the relationships that bond them to this day.

COVID-19 in Manitoba

Public Policy Responses to the First Wave

Andrea Rounce (Editor), Karine Levasseur (Editor)

Assessing Manitoba’s immediate response to COVID-19.

Dammed

The Politics of Loss and Survival in Anishinaabe Territory

Brittany Luby (Author)

Dammed explores Canada’s hydroelectric boom in the Lake of the Woods area. It complicates narratives of increasing affluence in postwar Canada, revealing that the inverse was true for Indigenous communities along the Winnipeg River.

Compelled to Act

Histories of Women's Activism in Western Canada 

Sarah Carter (Editor), Nanci Langford (Editor)

Compelled to Act showcases fresh historical perspectives on the diversity of women’s contributions to social and political change in prairie Canada in the 20th century, including but looking beyond the era of suffrage activism.

Words of the Inuit

A Semantic Stroll through a Northern Culture

Louis-Jacques Dorais (Author), Lisa Koperqualuk (Preface)

Words of the Inuit is an important compendium of Inuit culture illustrated through Inuit words. It brings the sum of the author’s decades of experience and engagement with Inuit and Inuktitut to bear on what he fashions as an amiable, leisurely stroll through words and meanings.

Detroit's Hidden Channels

The Power of French-Indigenous Families in the Eighteenth Century

Karen L. Marrero (Author)

A study of the integral role of early French and Indigenous kinship networks in Detroit’s development as a site of singular political and economic importance in the continental interior.

Decolonizing Discipline

Children, Corporal Punishment, Christian Theologies, and Reconciliation

Valerie E. Michaelson (Editor), Joan E. Durrant (Editor)

Decolonizing Discipline is a multifaceted exploration of theological debates, scientific evidence, and personal journeys of the violence that permeated Canada’s Residential Schools and continues in Canadian homes today. Together, they compel us to decolonize discipline in Canada.

Pathways of Reconciliation

Indigenous and Settler Approaches to Implementing the TRC's Calls to Action

Aimée Craft (Editor), Paulette Regan (Editor)

Recognizing that reconciliation is not only an ultimate goal, but a decolonizing process of journeying in ways that embody everyday acts of resistance, resurgence, and solidarity, Pathways of Reconciliation helps readers concerned about how to respond to the TRC of Canada’s Calls to Action find their way forward.

In Good Relation

History, Gender, and Kinship in Indigenous Feminisms

Sarah Nickel (Editor), Amanda Fehr (Editor)

Over the past thirty years, a strong canon of Indigenous feminist literature has addressed how Indigenous women are uniquely and dually affected by colonialism and patriarchy. Organized around the notion of “generations,” this collection brings into conversation new voices of Indigenous feminist theory, knowledge, and experience.

Makhno and Memory

Anarchist and Mennonite Narratives of Ukraine's Civil War, 1917–1921

Sean Patterson (Author)

Nestor Makhno has been called a revolutionary anarchist, a peasant rebel, the Ukrainian Robin Hood, a mass-murderer, a pogromist, and a devil. Through a meticulous analysis of the Makhnovist-Mennonite conflict, Sean Patterson attempts to make sense of the competing cultural memories and presents new ways of thinking about Makhno and his movement.

Making Believe

Questions About Mennonites and Art

Magdalene Redekop (Author)

Part criticism, part memoir, Making Believe argues that there is no such thing as Mennonite art. At the same time, her close engagement with individual works of art paradoxically leads Redekop to identify a Mennonite sensibility at play in the space where artists from many cultures interact.

Civilian Internment in Canada

Histories and Legacies

Rhonda L. Hinther (Editor), Jim Mochoruk (Editor)

Civilian Internment in Canada initiates a conversation about not only internment, but also about the laws and procedures—past and present—which allow the state to disregard the basic civil liberties of some of its most vulnerable citizens.

The Rise and Fall of United Grain Growers

Cooperatives, Market Regulation, and Free Enterprise

Paul D. Earl (Author)

Paul Earl’s history reveals UGG’s central role in the growth and transformation of the western grain industry at a critical period. With meticulous research supplemented by interviews with many of the key players, he also delves into the details and the debates over the company’s demise.

Ubuntu Relational Love

Decolonizing Black Masculinities

Devi Dee Mucina (Author)

Drawing on anti-racist, African feminist, and Ubuntu theories and critically influenced by Indigenous masculinities scholarship in Canada, Ubuntu Relational Love is a powerful and engaging book.