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Call me Indian : from the trauma of residential school to becoming the NHL's first treaty Indigenous player —Sasakamoose, Fred, 1933- author.

"Trailblazer. Residential school survivor. First Indigenous player in the NHL. All of these descriptions are true--but none of them tell the whole story. Fred Sasakamoose suffered abuse in a residential school for a deca...

Blanket toss under midnight sun : portraits of everyday life in eight Indigenous communities —Seesequasis, Paul, author.

In 2015, writer and journalist Paul Seesequasis found himself grappling with the devastating findings of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission report on the residential school system. He sought understanding and i...

August into winter : a novel —Vanderhaeghe, Guy, 1951- author.

It is 1939, with the world on the brink of global war, when Constable Hotchkiss confronts the spoiled, narcissistic man-child Ernie Sickert about a rash of disturbing pranks in their small prairie town. Outraged and corn...

Probably Ruby —Bird-Wilson, Lisa, author.

"Relinquished as an infant, Ruby is placed in a foster home and adopted by Alice and Mel, a less-than-desirable couple who can't afford to complain too loudly about Ruby's Indigenous roots. But when her new parents' marr...

The way of the gardener : lost in the weeds along the Camino de Santiago —Penner, Lyndon, 1980- author.

"Reverence takes on a new meaning in this original memoir of an avid gardener walking the Camino de Santiago. Pilgrims have been making the journey across northern Spain for more than 1,000 years, testing-to varying degr...

Halfbreed —Campbell, Maria, 1940- author.

"A new, fully restored edition of the essential Canadian classic. An unflinchingly honest memoir of her experience as a Métis woman in Canada, Maria Campbell's Halfbreed depicts the realities that she endured and, above...

In search of Almighty Voice : resistance and reconciliation —Waiser, W. A., author.

"In May 1897, Almighty Voice, a member of the One Arrow Willow Cree, died violently when Canada's North-West Mounted Police shelled the fugitive's hiding place. Since then, his violent death has spawned a succession of c...

Genocidal love : a life after residential school —Fox, Bevann, 1968- author.

"A residential school survivor's complicated path toward healing and love. Genocidal Love delves into the long-term effects of childhood trauma on those who attended residential school and demonstrates the power of story...

A geography of blood : unearthing memory from a prairie landscape —Savage, Candace, 1949- author.

When Candace Savage and her partner buy a house in the romantic little town of Eastend, she has no idea what awaits her. At first, she enjoys exploring the area around their new home, including the boyhood haunts of the ...

Tunnels of terror : another Moose Jaw adventure —Bishop, Mary Harelkin, 1958- author.

Andrea's second thrilling adventure ... back in the tunnels of time! Now she and her brother are in trouble with a gang of thieves. How can they get safely back to the present.

Peace and good order : the case for Indigenous justice in Canada —Johnson, Harold, 1957- author.

"In early 2018, the failures of Canada's justice system were sharply and painfully revealed in the verdicts issued in the deaths of Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine. The outrage and confusion that followed those verdicts...

Someone to romance —Balogh, Mary, author.

"Lady Jessica Archer lost interest in the glittering excitement of romance after her cousin and dearest friend, Abigail, was rejected by the ton when her father was revealed to be a bigamist. Now that she is twenty-five,...

Bone black —GoldenEagle, Carol Rose, 1963- author.

"There are too many stories about Indigenous women who go missing or are murdered, and it doesn't seem as though official sources such as government, police or the courts respond in a way that works toward finding justic...

A darkness of the heart —Bowen, Gail, 1942- author.

"When, at the age of sixty, Joanne learns that Douglas Ellard, the reserved general practitioner whom she had grown up believing to be her father was, in fact, the best friend of her biological father, the brilliant visu...

Polly Diamond and the magic book —Kuipers, Alice, 1979- author.

Polly loves words, writing, and telling stories, so when she finds a fancy book on her doorstep labeled "Special Delivery from the Writing and Spelling Department for Polly Diamond" she is thrilled; and when she finds th...

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