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Injichaag: My Soul in Story

Anishinaabe Poetics in Art and Words

Rene Meshake (Author), Kim Anderson (With)

This book shares the life story of Anishinaabe artist Rene Meshake in stories, poetry, and Anishinaabemowin “word bundles” that serve as a dictionary of Ojibwe poetics.

Settler City Limits

Indigenous Resurgence and Colonial Violence in the Urban Prairie West

Heather Dorries (Editor), Robert Henry (Editor), David Hugill (Editor) + others

While cities like Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Saskatoon, Rapid City, Edmonton, Missoula, Regina, and Tulsa are places where Indigenous marginalization has been most acute, they have also long been sites of Indigenous placemaking and resistance to settler colonialism.

Understanding the Manitoba Election 2019

Campaigns, Participation, and Issues

Royce Koop (Editor), Barry Ferguson (Editor), Karine Levasseur (Editor) + others

An early analysis of the campaign and insights into the decision that Manitoba voters made on September 10, 2019.

Distorted Descent

White Claims to Indigenous Identity

Darryl Leroux (Author)

Distorted Descent examines a social phenomenon that has taken off in the twenty-first century: otherwise white, French descendant settlers in Canada shifting into a self-defined “Indigenous” identity.

A Diminished Roar

Winnipeg in the 1920s

Jim Blanchard (Author)

The third instalment in Jim Blanchard’s popular history of early Winnipeg, A Diminished Roar guides readers through the prairie city in 1920s, a decade of political and social turmoil.

Unbecoming Nationalism

From Commemoration to Redress in Canada

Helene Vosters (Author)

Helene Vosters examines an eclectic range of both state-sponsored social memory projects and counter-memorial projects to reveal and unravel the threads connecting reverential military commemoration, celebratory cultural nationalism, and white settler-colonial nationalism.

Vera Manuel (Author), Michelle Coupal (Editor), Deanna Reder (Editor) + others

This critical edition delivers a unique and comprehensive collection of the works of Ktunaxa-Secwepemc writer and educator Vera Manuel, daughter of prominent Indigenous leaders Marceline Paul and George Manuel.

Nitinikiau Innusi

I Keep the Land Alive

Tshaukuesh Elizabeth Penashue (Author), Elizabeth Yeoman (Editor)

Labrador Innu cultural and environmental activist Tshaukuesh Elizabeth Penashue is well-known both within and far beyond the Innu Nation. The recipient of a National Aboriginal Achievement Award and an honorary doctorate from Memorial University, she has been a subject of documentary films, books, and numerous articles.

Implicating the System

Judicial Discourses in the Sentencing of Indigenous Women

Elspeth Kaiser-Derrick (Author)

Indigenous women continue to be overrepresented in Canadian prisons. Implicating the System demonstrates how their overincarceration and often extensive experiences of victimization are interconnected with and through ongoing processes of colonization.

Communal Solidarity

Immigration, Settlement, and Social Welfare in Winnipeg’s Jewish Community, 1882–1930

Arthur Ross (Author)

Arthur Ross’s study of the formation of Winnipeg’s Jewish community is not only the first history of the societies, institutions, and organizations Jewish immigrants created, it reveals how communal solidarity shaped their understanding of community life and the way decisions should be made about their collective future.

Don Proch

Masking and Mapping

Patricia Bovey (Author)

Manitoba artist Don Proch is recognized as one of the most influential visual artists to come out of western Canada, and his work can be found in Canada’s major art galleries. Richly illustrated with more than 80 plates, this book discusses the themes and influences behind his work and their context within the history of Canadian art.

Inuit Stories of Being and Rebirth

Gender, Shamanism, and the Third Sex

Bernard Saladin d'Anglure (Author), Peter Frost (Translator), Claude Lévi-Strauss (Foreword)

As explained through first-person accounts and traditional legends, myths, and folk tales, the presence of transgender individuals informs Inuit relationships to one another and to the world at large, transcending the dualities of male and female, human and animal, human and spirit.

Self-Determined Stories

The Indigenous Reinvention of Young Adult Literature

Mandy Suhr-Sytsma (Author)

The first book of its kind, Self-Determined Stories reads Indigenous-authored YA not only as a vital challenge to stereotypes but also as a rich intellectual resource for theorizing Indigenous sovereignty in the contemporary era.

Kayanerenkó:wa

The Great Law of Peace

Kayanesenh Paul Williams (Author)

Several centuries ago, the five nations that would become the Haudenosaunee were locked in generations-long cycles of bloodshed. When they established Kayanerenkó:wa, the Great Law of Peace, they not only resolved intractable conflicts, but also shaped a system of law and government that would maintain peace for generations to come.

Rooster Town

The History of an Urban Métis Community, 1901–1961

Evelyn Peters (Author), Matthew Stock (Author), Adrian Werner (Author)

Rooster Town documents the story of a community rooted in kinship, culture, and historical circumstance, whose residents existed unofficially in the cracks of municipal bureaucracy, while navigating the legacy of settler colonialism and the demands of modernity and urbanization.

Structures of Indifference

An Indigenous Life and Death in a Canadian City

Mary Jane Logan McCallum (Author), Adele Perry (Author)

Structures of Indifference tells us about ordinary indigeneity in the city of Winnipeg through Brian Sinclair’s experience and restores the complex humanity denied him in his interactions with Canadian health and legal systems, both before and after his death.

Jan Raska (Author)

Jan Raska’s Czech Refugees in Cold War Canada explores how these newcomers joined or formed ethnocultural organizations to help in their attempts to affect developments in Czechoslovakia and Canadian foreign policy towards their homeland.

Stephen Brooks (Editor), Andrea Olive (Editor)

Canada and the United States share a border that spans several of the world's major watersheds and encompasses the largest reserves of fresh water on the planet. The contributors to this volume examine the state of the existing transboundary relationship between Canada and the United States.